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Juan Arellano

I'm a peruvian citizen, founder of Blogsperu.com, the first directory of peruvian bloggers. My personal weblog is Globalizado: http://arellanojuan.com My feed to that blog is http://arellanojuan.com/feed/rss/ My Twitter account is http://twitter.com/cyberjuan I also contribute or have contributed to: Periodismociudadano.com, informacioncivica.info, http://futurechallenges.org/author/juan-arellano/

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Latest posts by Juan Arellano

5 January 2011

Featured Translator: Adriana Gutiérrez

Let's meet a translator from Global Voices in Spanish: Adriana Gutiérrez. In this interview she tells us about her activities, how she got involved with the Lingua project and of...

22 July 2010

Blog Carnival: Colombia, Women and the Web – A Summary

There seems to be a concern among Colombian women about defending their rights and about increasing the number of women who can use the Internet and new media to express...

31 May 2010

Peru: The Return of the Indigenous Leader Alberto Pizango

After more than 11 months in exile in Nicaragua following the events and conflicts in the region of Bagua, indigenous leader Alberto Pizango returned to Peru on May 26, sparking...

23 May 2010

Peru: The Preference for Afro-Peruvians at Funeral Services

The funeral industry in Peru appears to be cornered by Afro-Peruvians, where clients specifically request and prefer their services. Many are wondering whether this might be reverse-discrimination against other ethnicities.

6 April 2010

Peru: Ongoing Mining Strike

The national miner's strike has been spreading to other parts of the country, and also resulting in more causalities. The miners are resisting government attempts to implement environmental controls on...

25 March 2010

Peru: Cries of Animal Abuse in Defense of Surfing Alpaca

Images of "Pisco," the surfing alpaca have sparked cries of animal abuse because the Peruvian animal was taken out of its natural habitat, prompting speculating that its trainer was only...

18 March 2010

Peru: The Pardon of José Enrique Crousillat

Former Peruvian television businessman José Enrique Crousillat had been serving a jail sentence for accepting bribes, when he was granted a pardon by President Alan García for humanitarian reasons, and...

4 March 2010

Peru: New Floods in Cusco Region

When it was believed that the disaster situation caused by rains and flooding in Cusco, Peru and surrounding areas had gotten better, on March 1st strong rains once again caused...

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