Monday, August 27, 2007
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GENERAL QUAKE UPDATE:
- McClatchy's Tyler Bridges reports from Pisco again with vignettes from survivors, in the Miami Herald. (On August 19, Peruvia wondered why he was in Sojo after doing some of the best early reporting from Pisco.)
- Macleans (Isabel Vincent) interviews Mario Vargas Llosa who talks about his new book, Travesuras de la Niña Mala (to be published in English in October), the re-release of La Ciudad y los Perros, and Hugo Chávez but not about Gabriel García Márquez.
GENERAL QUAKE UPDATE:
- 'Landmarks Battered in Peru' (Los Angeles Times, Patrick J. McDonnell)
- 'Quake Survivors Tell of Life and Death' (Miami Herald, Tyler Bridges)
- 'Peruvians Join Top Vatican Official in Prayer Near Epicenter' (Catholic News Service Barbara J. Fraser)
- 'Peru Quake Wipes Out 60% of Seal Resting Ground' (EFE News Agency) re: Paracas
- 'In Peru, A Thank You Initiative Backfires' (United Press International) re: 7.9 Pisco
- 'Teachers Flee Earthquake' (Buckingham Today, Kerry Hathway, UK)
- 'Post-Traumatic Stress Plagues Families, Compassion Responds' (Mission Network News)
- 'AmeriCares Attends to Peru Quake Victims' Needs' (Stamford Advocate, Natasha Lee)
- 'Locals Moved to Help Peru Quake Victims' (Yakima-Herald, Joseph Trevio, USA)
- 'Peru's Earthquake Aftershocks Blames on Governmental PissCo Brewery' (The Spoof, UK)
- 'Chinalco Earmarks 30B Yuan For Copper Business" (South China Morning Post, Carol Chan) "The Beijing-based firm, which just completed an US$860 million takeover of Peru Copper."
- 'The Democrats Move Colombia' (Robert Novak opinion column) re: FTA
- 'Student Deported' (Miami Herald, letters) re: Fiorella Maza
- 'Interview with Mario Vargas Llosa' (Macleans, Isabel Vincent, Canada)
- 'Duns Group Works With Peru Street Kids' (Berwickshire Today, Kenny Paterson) see also photographs
- 'Healers Studied for TV Series' (Canada Press) re: Ruben Orellana Neira
- Luis Horna is set to play in the Men's Singles and Men's Doubles in the US Open. He is set to play against Austria's Peter Luczak this morning.