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Facebook May Soon Be Available in Aymara

Speakers of Aymara, the indigenous language common in the Andes of southern Peru and the Altiplano of Bolivia, may soon be able to use Facebook in their own language. An online community based in Bolivia, called Jaqi-Aru, has been working over the past two years to translate some 24,000 words on […]

Puno region renamed “Quechua and Aymara Autonomous Federal Region”

By means of a simple majority vote, Puno’s Regional Council on Thursday approved a motion to change the department’s name to “Quechua and Aymara Autonomous Federal Region,” a move quickly denounced as illegal by constitutional experts and lawmakers in the capital, Lima.

by · January 16, 2009 · 0 comments · Law & Justice, Lima, Politics, Provinces