Archive for November, 2010

Interview with filmmaker Michael Kleiman, director of “Web”

Interview with filmmaker Michael Kleiman, director of “Web”

Web is an upcoming full-length documentary directed by Michael Kleiman, a young and talented filmmaker from New York who embarked on a personal journey to capture the moment when a group of children in a remote corner of Peru’s Amazon jungle interact with the Internet for the first time. Consulting […]

Peru gov’t to turn house where Vargas Llosa was born into museum

Peru gov’t to turn house where Vargas Llosa was born into museum

The house where Peruvian novelist and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa was born will be turned into a museum, Culture Minister Juan Ossio said. In October, Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the first Latin American to receive the award since 1990 when it was given […]

Pizango launches presidential campaign

Pizango launches presidential campaign

Alberto Pizango, the head of the Interethnic Association for the Development of Peru’s Jungle (Aidesep), has launched his campaign for the presidential elections in April 2011, daily La Republica reported. The indigenous leader made the announcement on Thursday backed by representatives from Aidesep. His party, an Alliance for an Alternative […]

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Gov’t to invest $356 million to develop northern tourism route

Gov’t to invest $356 million to develop northern tourism route

Peru’s government is planning to invest 1.0 billion soles ($356 million) over the next 3 years in the country’s northern regions on infrastructure to develop tourism, Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Eduardo Ferreyros said. Government tourism promotion agency PromPeru previously announced that it would start a marketing campaign in 2011 […]