Tuesday, 19 May 2009

News/Blog Round-Up

Spain Opens Probe of 1989 El Salvador Jesuit Killings (Expatica)

Classic Latin American Film Studies in Honour of Mario Benedetti (Film Studies for Free)

Bolivia Ex-Leader's Trial Opens (BBC)

There's a new photography exhibition in Lima:

And finally, Peruvian blog utero de marita is pointing out that the Unique Register of Victims is underfunded and desperately short of cash. This is important since without being entered in the register, Peruvians who were themselves tortured or injured during the conflict, or who lost close relatives, cannot be compensated. Right now, only around half the total number of victims are entered in the register, so clearly the government needs to keep supporting it.

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