Featured stories about Peru
- Global Demand for Quinoa Takes Toll on Andean Farmers and Consumers 6 November 2013
- ‘Women Should Be Submissive', and Other Google Autocomplete Suggestions 5 November 2013
- Ancient Pyramid Destroyed in Peru as Developers Eye Land 16 September 2013
- Peruvian Town Remembers Those Who Died Defending Water Rights 24 July 2013
Latest stories about Peru
9 April 2014
The megacomisión has been working since 2011; former President Alan García has pointed out that its goal is to get him annulled electorally for the next presidential elections in 2016.
3 April 2014
Twitter users reported cellphone service collapsing and electricity cutting out in parts of Peru.
19 March 2014
Racism is alive and well in Peru's multiethnic society. With the spread of social networks, racist practices have become a topic of debate among activists and the general public.
10 March 2014
The announcement by the Minister of Energy and Mines that oil exploration activities would no longer require environmental impact studies has surprised Peruvian environmentalists. Experts are mostly against it.
4 March 2014
The Peruvian left is being challenged in regards to its position on protests in Venezuela. Is it a modern left? Does it support Maduro's government? The answers are not simple.
25 February 2014
An article in Peru's penal code was modified to allow police and the military to use lethal force against protestors. Activist Elmer Campos Álvarez lives to tell the story.
20 February 2014
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.
19 February 2014
Landslides and floods have caused material and human losses in Peru, especially in the southern Andes and the eastern Amazon.
17 February 2014
A central wall in Cusco has become the epicenter of local activism, joining initiatives born both online and offline.
11 February 2014
Bloggers, hackers and others interested in Open Data and Transparency will gather for the International Open Data Day on February 22. Find out how you can get involved.