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‘Internal racism’ is prevalent in Peru, survey shows
Posted by Frances Jenner on Mar 27, 2018 Leave a comment

‘Internal racism’ is prevalent in Peru, survey shows

The results of Ipsos’ National Survey of Cultural Diversity and Discrimination have been released today by the Peruvian Ministry of Culture and they show a bleak representation of how the  Full Article »

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 »