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Juan Arellano · February, 2014

I'm peruvian, blogging since 2001 and founder of Blogsperu.com, the first directory of peruvian bloggers. I also contribute or have contributed to: Periodismociudadano.com, informacioncivica.info, Futurechallenges.org.

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Latest posts by Juan Arellano from February, 2014

27 February 2014

Mayoral Elections in Ecuador: Setback for the Government?

Preliminary results indicate that PAIS Alliance, Ecuador's ruling party, have lost the mayoral races in the country's five most populous cities: Guayaquil, Quito, Cuenca, Manta and Santo Domingo.

21 February 2014

Developing Latin America: Winners of the Regional Acceleration Event

Technology for Transparency Network

The Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge selected 6 projects for the Regional acceleration stage, which seeks sustainable Apps with high social impact.

Mayoral Elections in Quito, Ecuador: President Correa on the Campaign Trail

In the heat of the electoral battle for mayor of Quito, the statements of Ecuador's highest authorities have gotten more attention than those of the candidates themselves.

20 February 2014

Recap of the Blog Carnival ‘Do You Love the Internet?’

In this article recapping the participation in our recent Blog Carnival, with the theme "I Love the Internet," check out how bloggers are inspired by the Internet.

Venezuelan Beauty Queen Dies from Gunshot Wound Received During Protests

Genesis Carmona died of a gunshot wound to the head. She is the latest casualty in the ongoing demonstrations taking place in the country.

19 February 2014

New Rainy Season Wreaks Havoc in Peru

Landslides and floods have caused material and human losses in Peru, especially in the southern Andes and the eastern Amazon.

17 February 2014

Invisible Walls and Protests in Venezuela

From Facebook to the Street: Activism on Cusco's Walls

A central wall in Cusco has become the epicenter of local activism, joining initiatives born both online and offline.

14 February 2014

A Love Letter to Quito

The Bridge

The first time Juan Arellano visited Quito was quite by chance. After a fourth visit he realises he can't deny it: he's head-over-heels in love with Ecuador's capital.

13 February 2014

Ecuador to Implement Charges for Private Copying Levy

The Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI) plans to impose an additional tax of 4%-10% on the importation of all music and video players.

8 February 2014

Blog Festival: Do you love the internet?

We are inviting you to write or record a love letter to the Internet, reflecting on its contemporary state, and more importantly, exchanging thoughts and information on its use, characteristics...