Monday, October 01, 2007
- The BBC (Wendy Urquhart) has video of the Mascho Piro siting in Madre de Dios
- The Hartford Courant, Yale University's hometown newspaper, runs an editorial on Yale's Peadbody Museum returning Machu Picchu artifacts
- Finally, a California newspaper columnist proposes bulldozing the entire country of Peru - though "that would not make the slightest difference with our drug problems."
- VIDEO: 'Nomadic Tribe Spotted In Peru' (BBC, Wendy Urquhart) "They were spotted by researchers looking for illegal loggers ... Oil companies are lining up to buy a piece of [their land]."
- 'They Exist - Uncontacted Indians Spotted From The Air' (Survival International) "They left their shelters on the beach to watch the plane, chartered by Peru’s Environment Agency, fly overhead. During the plane’s second pass, one of the Indian women, carrying arrows and accompanied by a small boy, gestured aggressively, whilst the rest of the group sought refuge in the undergrowth."
- For earlier article on this topic, see Peruvia on September 28.
- 'Legislator: Fujimori Suffers Blood Pressure Problem In Jail' (Xinhua News Agency) "Carlos Raffo, who had breakfast with Fujimori on Sunday morning,said he witnessed Fujimori's health problem and suggest an intervention by nurse."
- 'Peru FT Goes Back To Congress' (Farmer-Stockman)
- 'H.R. 3688: United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act - Introduced in House' (USA Congressional Bill)
- EDITORIAL: 'Yale, Peru Agree On Artifacts' (Hartford Courant, Connecticut) "Yale at first resisted efforts to retrieve the artifacts, including the threat of a lawsuit. On Friday, however, Yale officials hailed the agreement as a "new conceptual framework for collaboration" that would be a model for resolving cultural property disputes. ... As one of this country's greatest universities, Yale had a special obligation to resolve its disagreement with Peru. The settlement should set an example for others to follow."
- For earlier articles on this topic, see Peruvia on September 21 and September 19.
- 'Copper Increases in Asia on Planned Strike, Declining Dollar '(Bloomberg, Glenys Sims) "Peruvian workers at Southern Copper Corp., the world's fifth-largest producer of the metal, will strike for higher wages tomorrow, raising concerns that world stockpiles of the metal will extend declines."
- 'Peru Faces National Strike On November 5' (Bloomberg)
- 'Inter-American Development Bank Hones Strategy' (Miami Herald, Jane Bussey) "Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno discusses how the institution is adapting to current global macroeconomic trends."
- 'Doing The Business' (Financial Times, Richard Lapper) review of the World Bank's Doing Business
- 'Doing Business In Peru' (World Bank) "The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business reglations and their enforcement."
- LETTER: 'Ocean-Mixing Flaw' (Independent, UK, Dr. John Etherington) "Phillip Williamson identifies a basic biogeochemical reason why James Lovelock's "mixing tubes" will not reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration. There is also an ecological flaw. ... The sardine and anchovy fishery dependent on the Peruvian upwelling is a natural example."
- REVIEW: 'Serious Amazon' (Sydney Morning Herald, Farah Farouque) Reality BBC program on ABC (Australia), at 4:25pm; Serious Amazon is a series where "eight young volunteers, over ten episodes, undertake a marathon river journey by dugout canoe in the heart of the rainforest. Living rough in this extreme environment they help two endangered species, the Red Uakari Monkey and the Pink River Dolphin, whilst highlighting the problems faced by remote tribes-people."
- 'Anniversary Of Diocese of Pyongyang' (Lower Hudson, New York, Candice Ferrette) in attendance: Archbishop Hector Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte of Trujilio, Peru
- Mario Vargas Llosa Supports New Spanish Party (Spain Papers Review via ABC) in Spanish: Plataforma Pro reviews VLl's participation in Unión, Progreso y Democracia
- 'For Region's Middle Class Latinos, A Reason To Party' (WTOP-FM via Associated Press) re: Johnny Yataco
- 'Home Works Gives Aid To Peru' (Daily Gamecock, Univ of South Carolina, Sierra Kelly) re: Home Works missionary trip to Peru at St. Martin de Porres Church; "A lot of people don't know that Peru is a third world country with third world customs," Coleman said. "It's good to see that people from this country help them out."
- OPINION: 'Current Drug Policies Inefficient' (Daily Pilot, James P. Gray) "The irony is that we could literally bulldoze the entire country of Colombia, even taking Ecuador and Peru with it, and that would not make the slightest difference with our drug problems in our country."
- AUDIO: 'Interview of David Cordingly, Author of Cochrane: The Real Master And Commander (Bloomberg Radio, Tom Keene) "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."