Sunday, September 23, 2007
In addition to all the hubbub caused by Fujimori's return to Peru, there are several books related to Peru that get attention in today's review of the news including:
- Cochrane: The Real Master And Commander (David Cordingly)
- God of Luck (Ruthann Lum McCunn)
- Lima, Peru (Mario Testino)
- Through The Eyes Of The Condor (Robert B. Hass; foreward by Marie Arana)
- 'Fujimori Returns To Face Charges' (Los Angeles Times, Patrick J. McDonnell and Adriana León ) "Lima Archbishop Juan Luis Cipriani called on Peruvians to put aside past hatred and the desire for revenge."
- 'Fujimori Returned, Jailed' (Miami Herald, Tyler Bridges) "Fujimori is expected to spend two weeks at the police training base, where he is being held in a small room without a television but with access to newspapers and magazines. He will then be transferred to a more traditional high-security prison."
- 'Chile Returns Fujimori To Peru To Face Charges' (New York Times, Simon Romero and Andrea Zarate) “There is a kind of exquisite irony in the role reversal of this cat and mouse game,” said Gustavo Gorriti, a respected journalist here who was detained in 1992 in the basement of Mr. Fujimori’s military intelligence service.”
- 'Fujimori Flown Back To Peru To Face Charges' (Washington Post, Lucien Chauvin) "The government has decided to keep Fujimori at the headquarters of the National Police Special Operations branch for the moment. A special prison could be built for him, according to a justice official."
- 'Japan Tight-Lipped On Fujimori Extradition' (Agence France-Press)
- 'Fujimori Back In Peru To Face Trial' (Agence France-Press, Gilles Bertin) "He will be allowed to go out on the patio for two hours a day and will have access to newspapers and magazines but no television. During visits, he will have to speak to his family and attorneys through a window."
- 'Fujimori Returns To Peru To Face Trial' (Associated Press, Monte Hayes, Leslie Josephs, and Eduardo Gallardo)
- 'Extradited Fujimori Back In Peru' (BBC, Dan Collyns)
- 'Fujimori Returns To Peru To Face Human Rights Charges' (Bloomberg, Alex Emery)
- 'Exiled Fujimori Arrives In Per To Face Charges' (CNN)
- 'Ex-Peruvian President Fujimori Detained After Arriving In Lima' (Kyodo News)
- 'Former President Fujimori Back In Peru To Face Trial' (MercoPress)
- 'Ex-President Fujimori Arrives In Peru For Trial' (Reuters, Terry Wade, Pav Jordan, Antonio de la Jara, Monica Vargas, Erik Lopez)
- 'Former Peruvian President Fujimori' (Xinhua News Agency)
- AUDIO: 'Fujimori Has Support' (Associated Press, Monte Hayes)
- AUDIO: Fujimori, Peru's FOrmer Leader, To Face Charges' (National Public Radio, Jacki Lyden and Julie McCarthy)
- PHOTOGRAPHS: Collection Of Wire Agency Photos (Miami Herald)
- VIDEO: 'Fujimori Extradited To Peru' (BBC, Dan Collyns)
- VIDEO: 'Exiled Fujimori Arrives In Peru To Face Charges' (CNN)
- VIDEO: 'Fujimori Faces Charges In Peru' (Reuters, Tom Metcalf)
- 'Haverstraw Fundraiser For Earthquake Victims in Peru' (Journal News, New York, James Walsh)
- 'Benefit Collects Funds For Victims Of Earthquake' (Morning News, Arkansas) re: relief for Castro Virreina; "The Peruvian community in Northwest Arkansas collected more than $15,000 for victims of the earthquake in Peru, said Mary Cisneros, one of the organizers of a dinner-benefit."
- 'North Side Foundation Aids Earthquake Victims' (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
ARTS & LITERATURE:
- REVIEW: 'Astonishing Photos Give Us New View Of Latin America' (El Paso Times, Rudy Gutierrez) re: Through The Eyes Of The Condor (Robert B. Hass; foreward by Marie Arana)
- EXHIBITION: Through The Eyes Of The Condor - National Georgraphic Museum in Washington DC, Sept 10 - Nov 4, 2007
- REVIEW: 'Cochrane The Dauntless: The Life And Adventures Of Thomas Cochrane, 1775-1860' (The Times, UK, Andrew Holgate; NPR) re: Cochrane: The Real Master And Commander (David Cordingly) "Lord Byron, hearing of his exploits as a liberator in Peru, announced that “there is no man I envy so much as Lord Cochrane”. ... Cochrane’s adventures from 1818 to 1825 in Chile, Peru and Brazil, where he fought in the service of three different independence movements, are among the most amazing in naval history."
- REVIEW: 'How I Learned English: 55 Accomplished Latinos Recall Lessons In Language and Life' (Los Angeles Times, Helena Maria Viramontes)
- Mario Testino's 'Lima, Peru' (New York Times Travel Magazine, Bill Powers) "a collection of work from more than 100 Peruvian artists — along with Testino’s own shots — that captures the kinetic modern life of his hometown."
- Ruthann Lum McCunn's God of Luck In Local Bestseller List (San Francisco Chronicle) "Chinese man is kidnapped and forced into slavery in a guano mine in Peru." Author book reading tomorrow in Sacramento (Sacramento Bee)
- 'Alternative To Inca Trail Gives Same Splendor' (Summit Daily News, Colorado, Nicole Formosa) story filed from the "the towering 20,551-foot Mt. Salcantay, the highest peak in Peru's Cordillera Vilcabamba mountain range."
- 'Rising Immigration Debate' (Baltimore Sun, Rona Marech) "Residents say they see evidence of this rapid change in the Salvadoran, Mexican and Peruvian restaurants that have cropped up, in the slew of new Latino markets, and in the Spanish-speaking tellers at banks Latinos frequent."
- 'The Choice Of How To Describe Immigrants Is Vital' (Miami Herald, Edward Schumacher-Matos)
- 'If We Need Hispanic Heritage Month, How About A New Title?' (Pioneer Press, Minnesota, Ruben Rosario) "Michael Robles, a local advertising and business-development specialist of Peruvian descent, says the designated month is more a benefit for young Latino-Americans than for non-Latinos."
- San Francisco Chronicle:
What do Peru, Greece and Italy have in common?
A. Each claims pasta invented there
B. All due returned artwork from U.S. museums
C. Shared ownership of a phone satellite
D. Most parking tickets run up by U.N. diplomats in New York