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Peru woman to request pardon for assaulting police
Posted by Colin Post on May 12, 2016 1 comment

Peru woman to request pardon for assaulting police

Silvana Buscaglia will seek a presidential pardon for assaulting a police officer outside the Lima airport. Buscaglia’s arrest became national news when a video of the 48-year-old tai-chi instructor’s arrest  Full Article »

Prison for woman whose arrest went viral in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 22, 2015 2 comments

Prison for woman whose arrest went viral in Peru

A Lima woman whose arrest for assaulting a police officer launched a national debate about race and class has been sentenced to six years in prison. After police tried to  Full Article »

Two sentenced to prison in historic racism case for Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 19, 2015 2 comments

Two sentenced to prison in historic racism case for Peru

Two managers at a provincial water company in Peru were sentenced to three years in prison in the country’s first convictions under anti-racism statutes. Azucena Asuncion filed a complaint with  Full Article »

Asu Mare: Whitewashing Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 12, 2015 Leave a comment

Asu Mare: Whitewashing Peru

Asu Mare and its sequel were funny films with important social commentary, but the message is undermined by the standard practice of excluding indigenous faces. Before my rant, I have  Full Article »

‘Racist’ TV show to air again in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 27, 2015 Leave a comment

‘Racist’ TV show to air again in Peru

Less than a year after being cancelled, La Paisana Jacinta will return to Peruvian television with an all-new season on March 3. Frecuencia Latina, the channel which airs La Paisana  Full Article »