Sunday, September 09, 2007
- 'Peru's High Court Upholds Sentence for Convicted Drug Kingpin' (Associated Press) re: Fernando Zevallos
- 'Harrisburg Man Sought In Murder in Peru' (Patriot-News, Pete Shellem and Ford Turner) re: Jana Gomez Menendez de Smith and William Trickett Smith Jr.; see accompanying photographs; In Spanish: Peruvian television programs (1, 2, 3) on You Tube
- 'Fund Raiser Planned for Earthquake Victims' (Las Cruces Sun-News) re: 'Yoga and Tea for a Cause'
- 'Tents, Cash Needed For Peru Quake Relief Trip' (Leader Call, Mississippi, Jason Niblett)
- 'Experts Find Positives for New Zealand After Big Quake in Peru' (New Zealand Press Agency)
- 'Some Help for Peru Quake Victims' (Providence Journal, Edward Fitzptrick)
- 'Looking Sheepish in Aus Coats' (Agence France-Press) re: Alan Garcia and other APEC leaders in Aussie coats
- 'APEC Leaers Disagree on Trade, Climate Change' (Bloomberg, Gemma Daley and Theophilos Argitis) " 'We must go back to the basic foundation and avoid the illusion of demanding or discussing all world issues in this forum,'' Peruvian President Alan Garcia told company executives in Sydney."
- 'China and Peru Thicken Ties' (Prensa Latina)
- 'Russia Boosts LatAm Woo Strategy' (Prensa Latina)
- '2008 APEC Leaders Meeting To Be Held in Peru' (Xinhua News Agency)
- 'S. Korea, Peru Agree to Begin FTA Discussions' (Yonhap News, South Korea, Yoo Cheong-mo; Korea Times, Kim Yon-se)
- 'Southern Copper, Peru Workers to Hold Talks As Strike Looms' (Bloomberg, Alex Emery)
- 'Congress' Shift on Trade' (opinion, Miami Herald, Andres Oppenheimer) "The Senate Finance Committee is to begin hearings on the Peru treaty on Tuesday."
- 'Proms Season Draws Record Crowds' (BBC) "The main event featured Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez and the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Carl Davis."
- Review: 'The Art of Political Murder' by Francisco Goldman (Los Angeles Times, Ilan Stavans) The author attacks Vargas Llosa "for having misunderstood the case."
- 'Poems Che Guevara Lived and Died By' (Guardian, Javier Espinoza) "Among the 69 poems are some by Peruvian Cesar Vallejo, who was one of the century's great poetic innovators."
- Washington Post Book Reviewer on American Football from Lima (Washington Post, Jonathan Yardley) "Last winter, I watched most of the playoff games and the Super Bowl in my apartment in Lima, Peru, brought to me courtesy of ESPN and/or Fox Sports. A sports bar less than half a mile from the apartment carries NFL games every weekend and advertises them prominently on a blackboard outside."
- Solano Interested In Returning to International Football' (The People, UK)
- 'Guerrero Double Salvages Draw for Peru Against Colombia' (Reuters) re: 2-2
- 'Skilled Immigrants Often Stuck at Bottom of US Job Ladder' (Associated Press, Juliana Barbassa) re: Ines Gonzalez-Lehman
- 'Man In Ski Mask Sticks Up Motel, Flees with Cash' (Lancaster New Era, John M. Hoober III, Pennsylvania) "Police said the woman is an illegal immigrant from Peru."
- 'The Human Side of Industry Slowdown' (Bonita News, Gina Edwards, Florida) re: Roberto Lewis
- 'Spanish Teacher Making Her Way in Midland' (Midland Reporter-Telegram, Ruth Campbell, Texas) re: Duberlinda Mauricio
- 'Head Girl' (The Times, UK) re: interview with Helena Christensen
- 'Junk Food is Replacing Potatoes and Leading to Type 2 Diabetes in Peru' (Diabetes Health, Betty Wedman)
- 'Four Elkhart County Natives Travel to Peru for SST' (Goshen News, Indiana) re: Goshen College Study Service Term program; see accompanying blog by Professor Duane Stoltzfus
- 'Jungle Fever: Are Shamans the New Shrinks?' (The Times, UK, Clover Stroud) re: ayahuasca and Tahir Shah's Trail of Feathers: In Search of the Birdmen of Peru
- 'Volunteer Vacations Combine Travel, Service' (Toledo Blade, Ann Weber) reporting from Chorrillos