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  • Yep, even more beauty contest content! It took me hours to upload these Miss San Martin 2011 videos, so I thought I might as well stick them in a blog […]

    Miss San Martin 2011 Video Recap

    Yep, even more beauty contest content! It took me hours to upload these Miss San Martin 2011 videos, so I thought I might as well stick them in a blog […]

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  • With 2011 coming to end, I’ve finally found some time to post some photos of the Miss San Martin 2011 beauty pageant. To be honest, it wasn’t quite as fun […]

    Miss San Martin 2011

    With 2011 coming to end, I’ve finally found some time to post some photos of the Miss San Martin 2011 beauty pageant. To be honest, it wasn’t quite as fun […]

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  • The Perú Mucho Gusto San Martin 2011 gastronomic fair was a total success! Well-organized, excellent food and free forks… can’t argue with that. It was a little cloudy on the […]

    Perú Mucho Gusto San Martin 2011

    The Perú Mucho Gusto San Martin 2011 gastronomic fair was a total success! Well-organized, excellent food and free forks… can’t argue with that. It was a little cloudy on the […]

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  • Calling all food fans… The Festival Gastronómico Perú Mucho Gusto 2011 is all set to take place in Tarapoto from December 8 to 11. This will be the fourth time […]

    Tarapoto to Host Perú Mucho Gusto 2011

    Calling all food fans… The Festival Gastronómico Perú Mucho Gusto 2011 is all set to take place in Tarapoto from December 8 to 11. This will be the fourth time […]

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  • Beauty pageants are weird. But I kind of like them. I’ve been to two “Miss” competitions in Tarapoto: Miss San Martin 2010 and last weekend’s Miss Teen Tarapoto 2011. The […]

    Miss Teen Tarapoto 2011

    Beauty pageants are weird. But I kind of like them. I’ve been to two “Miss” competitions in Tarapoto: Miss San Martin 2010 and last weekend’s Miss Teen Tarapoto 2011. The […]

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  • At last, the silver screen looks set to arrive in Tarapoto (in Morales, to be precise). According to the Interactiva Radio website, construction of the new 1,000-seater cinema is nearing […]

    A Cinema for Tarapoto!

    At last, the silver screen looks set to arrive in Tarapoto (in Morales, to be precise). According to the Interactiva Radio website, construction of the new 1,000-seater cinema is nearing […]

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  • I couple of nights ago, I was dragged along to what I thought would be a school or college dance contest. I wasn’t too excited about the idea, but I […]

    Tú Eres la Estrella

    I couple of nights ago, I was dragged along to what I thought would be a school or college dance contest. I wasn’t too excited about the idea, but I […]

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  •   If you haven’t heard of the Mototaxi Junket, then you’re missing out on one of the world’s great road adventures. Described as “rarefied adventuring stupidity in its finest form” […]

    Mototaxi Junket 2011 Passes Through Tarapoto, Peru

      If you haven’t heard of the Mototaxi Junket, then you’re missing out on one of the world’s great road adventures. Described as “rarefied adventuring stupidity in its finest form” […]

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  • Two of Tarapoto’s female police officers have caused a bit of a ruckus after posting some sexy photos on Facebook. It’s a free world, of course, but they kind of […]

    Police Women Strip Scandal in Tarapoto

    Two of Tarapoto’s female police officers have caused a bit of a ruckus after posting some sexy photos on Facebook. It’s a free world, of course, but they kind of […]

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  • The following  guest post is by Vincent Tufano, a New Yorker with a Doctorate in Political Science who wrote his doctoral dissertation on Peruvian politics. Vincent is the author of […]

    Peruvian Presidential Elections in the USA: Second Round

    The following  guest post is by Vincent Tufano, a New Yorker with a Doctorate in Political Science who wrote his doctoral dissertation on Peruvian politics. Vincent is the author of […]

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