Monday, September 03, 2007
- 'How to Prosper in an Unstable World' (Miami Herald, Tyler Bridges) interview with Peruvian author and businessman Ben Schneider and his bestseller Resiliencia: Como Construir Empresas en Contextos de Inestabilidad
- 'The Man Whose Business is Travel' (The Independent, Simon Calder, UK) "The one bright hope for terrestrial transport is South America's 2,500km Inter-Oceanic Highway, designed to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It is due to open in 2008: the last stage, from Puerto Maldonado to the Pacific coast of Peru is being completed. I cannot wait to make the trip, but I am likely to be a rarity: any of five flights a day will get you from Sao Paulo to Lima in five hours flat."
- $1.5m Granted For Peru Earthquake Victims' (Government of Hong Kong) "A grant of $1.5 million from the Disaster Relief Fund has been approved for World Vision to provide emergency relief to earthquake victims in Peru. To ensure the money is used properly, the group must submit evaluation reports and audited accounts after the project's completion."
- 'Local Man Survives Deadly Earthquake in Peru' (The Union, Lindsey Croft, California) re: Nathan Drainville
- 'Much Work to Do to Ensure Future Labor Days Brighter' (opinion, Houston Chronicle, Ross Eisenberry) "The new Peru Free Trade Agreement is a step in that direction because it calls for Peru to improve labor rights before obtaining increased access to U.S. markets."
- 'Peru's Consumer Prices Rise 0.14% in August' (Reuters)
- 'Jockey Edgar Prado Thrown From Horse At Saratoga' (Associated Press)
- 'Peru to Brisbane Rowing Attempt Foiled' (The Age, Australia) "A Dutch adventurer who has spent the past six months trying to row solo from Peru to Brisbane may have to abandon his attempt after being dumped onto a remote Pacific island."
- 'Nobby Will be a Big Miss' (Evening Chronicle, Alan Oliver) "He will never be forgotten by United supporters, and he has been a pleasure to deal with from the moment Kenny Dalglish paid Boca Juniors a bargain £2.5m for him in the summer of 1998."
- 'Murad Muhammad Strikes Again' (Express-News, John Whisler, Texas) re: Kina Malpartida (7-1, 1 KO) of Peru
- 'Peruvian Trip is Planned for Rotarians' (Midlothian Advertiser, UK)
- 'In NJ, Two Mayors, Two Stances on Those In The USA Illegally' (Daily Journal, Raju Chebium)
- 'Latinos Join in Protest in Northern Virginia' (Washington Post, Bill Turque)
- 'Rally Protesting Plan to Curb Services to Illegal Immigrants' (Washington Post photograph, Susan Biddle) re: Miguel Bendezu
- 'They're the Lead Dogs in World Mapmaking' (Alaska Journal of Commerce, Carly Horton) "I've never been to, say, Lima, Peru, but I can see it on the computer right in front of me.”