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It was in May 2000, when Fujimori was storming his way to a third presidential term, Reflux And Diflucan usa, Reflux And Diflucan australia, and protesters all throughout Lima, as well as the rest of the country, Reflux And Diflucan overseas, 750mg Reflux And Diflucan, were clashing with police.
El Híjo, El Fotógrafo and I were at a leather store in downtown Lima, three blocks from the presidential palace, when people started yelling in the street. One minute it was a quiet, gray Lima morning, and the next minute groups of men were hurling rocks at policemen in the intersection.
EF and I grabbed our two-year-old son and somehow managed to escape in a cab before the violence escalated. I held El Híjo's head so he wouldn't look backward through the window to see what was happening.
We ended up at a restaurant in Chinatown and watched the riot on TV as we ate our noodles.
We could have so easily been trapped in the middle of it.
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Cinco Pirouettas is a stout man in his forties who claims to have been a ballerino when he was young. He spends most of his time talking to girls at the machines. He also bosses around skinny young men who appear to have never lifted weights before. He sometimes talks to mothers.
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Yesterday afternoon the gym was empty. It was just me and Cinco Pirouettas and a sweaty teenage boy with headphones on. Goldhart Near Fatal Acute Colchicine, I was lifting weights. Goldhart Near Fatal Acute Colchicine japan, CP came over to offer useful feedback.
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"Disco!" he said, pointing to the battered speakers overhead. "Bailemos!"
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I did not roll my eyes, I didn't say anything sarcastic.
I took this photo a few days ago when I was walking LolaCipro And Sotalol Drug Interaction, . 10mg Cipro And Sotalol Drug Interaction, It was 8:30 a.m., and I figured that the dry cleaners would be open at that hour but it wasn't. One of the women who works at the front counter was sitting outside the locked metal doors, 40mg Cipro And Sotalol Drug Interaction, 500mg Cipro And Sotalol Drug Interaction, waiting for the manager to open.
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I like Lavanderia San Antonio for another reason, purely aesthetic. The sign has the same colors as Krispy Kreme, back in the U.S. The red and greenish-blue make me think of greasy glazed donuts, hot from the assembly line.
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In a bulletin issued August 4, 2009, the Peruvian Red Cross (PRC) issued a general statement about the cold deaths in Puno, noting the low temperatures, the rise in pneumonia cases and the deaths of "113" children (a number much lower than that cited by other news sources in early August). After low-balling the number of deaths, the bulletin explained that the PRC "has been assisting the affected people with medicines, blankets and food items, 150mg What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat. Additionally, the PRC has launched a nationwide campaign to collect donations for the emergency response."
Strange. During June and July I didn't hear or read a word about this "nationwide" PRC campaign, What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat. There was plenty of news about efforts by Civil Defense (which gave out 60 tons of clothing and blankets by August) and Caritas (which distributed 1,200 tons of food, clothing and medicine by early August), but the Peruvian Red Cross. Must have been a very low-key affair. Hmmmm.
Stranger yet, 30mg What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, the bulletin goes on to state, in bold-face type:
The Peruvian Red Cross has determined that external assistance is not required, and is therefore not seeking funding or other assistance from donors at this moment. What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, Since this is a recurrent emergency and the National Society was prepared and included in its preventive measures the successful implementation of an awareness campaign, no DREF funds will be requested.
Let me explain how the IRCRC works. The IRCRC is an international organization that has sister organizations or "societies" in countries throughout the world. When a natural disaster or humanitarian emergency hits a country, that nation can call on the IRCRC to provide food, clothing, medicine, medical equipment, emergency housing and field hospitals, 20mg What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, plus qualified disaster workers (doctors, nurses, social workers, volunteers), to the affected zone. According to the IRCRC's website, DREF funds are typically released within 24 hours (yes, that quickly).
There's only one catch and it isn't a catch really: The only way the IRCRC can give emergency aid to a country is if that country requests it, What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat. No matter how huge or catastrophic an emergency, 40mg What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, the IRCRC cannot step in unless the country's own Red Cross or Red Crescent society asks the IRCRC to do so. Even if people are dying, like they are in Puno and Juliaca.
This is what has happened this year with the cold deaths in the Andes. The Peruvian Red Cross has issued a bulletin saying, Don't send medical workers, don't set up field hospitals. People die every year from the cold in the puna, so it's not emergency. What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, Let us, the PRC, handle it our own way. We have our own little disaster-preparedness program, which kicks in months after the cold spell starts, and we think that's good enough for the people who live way up there, What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat us.
In other words, let the people of the Andes die.
I would love to report that the Peru Red Cross has done a fantastic job of bringing medical aid to the people of the puna, all on its own, but I can't. The PRC did nothing in May, June and July, when an early cold wave began weakening tens of thousands of people in the highlands and triggered hundreds of deaths.
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However, a quick check with the official web site of the American Red Cross reveals that (U.S.) American Red Cross workers were instrumental in getting the aid to the affected regions. The news item does not specify whose funding, that of the PRC or ARC or both, underwrote the relief effort, which was less than that given by Civil Defense and Caritas, What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat canada.
Note that no teams of doctors or nurses were brought to the highlands. No field hospitals were set up. By this point, early August, more than 77,000 people in Puno alone had been treated for pneumonia in grossly understaffed hospitals. What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, The time had passed for blankets and sweaters. People needed nebulizers and the constant medical care that pneumonia and pneumonia-like diseases require.
So, why didn't the PRC jump on the problem months ago. What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat india, Ongoing politics, it seems.
A spokesperson for the PRC blamed the Peruvian government for the deaths, which the PRC refuses to classify as an "emergency" because they happen each year and are therefore preventable:
“Government authorities deal with low temperatures as a risk or a possibility, and not as part of a sustained policy of the State to adopt permanent prevention throughout the year to avoid more deaths,” Susana Silva, [PRC] Deputy Health Ombudswoman, said in an official statement.
Gee. I'm glad the PRC has its priorities straight, What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat. It's job is finding the right entity to blame, not saving lives.
It's a deadly game that benefits no one in Peru, 50mg What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, least of all the hundreds of campesinos dying in the highlands. All over the world, countries suffering from drought, earthquakes, deadly epidemics, floods -- these countries receive billions of dollars' worth of prompt emergency aid and disaster-preparedness aid because their Red Cross or Red Crescent society knew that its job is to supplement its own funds by asking for IRCRC help ASAP.
What the hell is wrong with the Peru Red Cross. What Does Erythromycin Antibiotic Treat, And why do Peruvians permit the small-minded people who run this Lima-based "aid society" to continue to do an abysmal job and to deny Peruvians the international aid that the vulnerable nation deserves.
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p.s. Check out the Cruz Roja Peru's lame web site. Half of the "buttons" on the front page are dead; they don't link to a live page. The society boasts of 130 years of aid in Peru (huh?). Nowhere will you find a section on transparency, as you should on a reputable nonprofit org's page. No record of incoming donations or dispensing of aid (in contrast, Caritas and Civil Defense provided daily and weekly accounting of relief efforts to communities in the highland for June, July and August).
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Peru is such a service-oriented country that the Wong bagmen will walk you home with your groceries, Zithromax Pack overseas, free of charge (they're probably glad to escape temporarily from the store). We live two blocks from a Wong and usually go there on foot. It's invigorating to step into a busy Lima intersection flanked by a guy dressed like an expert horse wrangler, his white cape fluttering as he and you dodge the suicidal combi buses, Zithromax Pack. (Toro, 500mg Zithromax Pack, toro.)
El Fotógrafo, 250mg Zithromax Pack, El Híjo and I moved from Florida to Peru in July 2007. I was clueless about Fiestas Patrias then; my main focus was adjusting to the shock of its being winter in July. My memories of that first month are of being horribly cold and buying lots of alpaca sweaters and gloves and talking nonstop about la clima en Lima, Zithromax Pack japan. I had sympathy for old people and empathized acutely with one of my husband's elderly relatives, Zithromax Pack paypal, an 80-year-old woman who huddled in a wheelchair during family gatherings and was always complaining about "el frío."
I hear you, sister, I'd be thinking.
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Thinking about it, I believe it's a good thing that kids in Peru are encouraged to show love and affection for their parents. I can't imagine the same thing happening in the States, 50mg Prozac With Alcohol, though; there the separation of school and home life is clearly defined. Prozac With Alcohol, Certainly a U.S. school wouldn't cancel the week's spelling quiz to give the students more time to practice their Father's Day song, as EH's school did this week. (That's a lesson EH won't forget: Dad trumps spelling.)
Today El Hijo woke up, ablaze with the idea that -- in addition to writing two poems for his father and making him a cardboard Oscar statuette for "Father of the Year" -- he had to buy his dad a gift for Sunday, Prozac With Alcohol australia.
We tore around the department store SagaFalabella along with hundreds of other driven Peruvians, caught up in Father's Day madness. The store was crammed with guy merchandise -- chompas, fancy cellphones, big-screen TVs. In the end (don't tell) we bought him a tracksuit for running in the cold Lima winter days, Prozac With Alcohol.
In true Peruvian fashion, the store personnel wrapped our gift for free using some fastidious method that involved folding the paper so no bit of tape could be seen. After five long minutes, the smallish rectangular package was ready.
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As I passed through Leoncio Prado park this morning, I caught sight of this municipal worker cleaning the general himself with a hose, Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax us. Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax mexico, A hero/martyr in Peru's disasterous four-year war with Chile (1879-1883), Col, Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax usa. 100mg Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax, Leoncio Prado opted to be gunned down by an enemy firing squad rather than surrender his arms. A big statue of him sits in the middle of Leoncio Prado park, across from my house in Miraflores, 200mg Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax. 40mg Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax, The Peruvian military owns the park as I found out last July 15 when it was occupied by battalions of soldiers and Masonic dignitaries celebrating Leoncio Prado's birthday. If you weren't wearing a uniform or a Masonic apron, 10mg Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax, 150mg Is Zanaflex Compatable With Zithromax, you weren't allowed in the park. It seemed an oddly undemocratic way to commemorate a national hero's birthday--holding a party in a public space and banning citizens from attending.
The other 364 days of the year anyone can walk into Leoncio Prado park and admire LP's statue, which is surrounded by six or so lovely palm trees. Not so lovely are the cuculis that like to sit/shit on the colonel's head and shoulders. The two guys I saw hosing down the statue this morning came with a water tanker and no ladder. One guy climbed on the other guy's shoulders and shimmied up the base of the statue that way.
In true Peruvian municipal-worker style, they loved having their picture taken.
"Parents have homework tonight," El Híjo announced smugly as he dumped the cuadernos on the diningroom table earlier this week.
He turned to me and El Fotógrafo: "You have to Vinifan them."
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I shot EF a pleading look. "You know I'm no good at it. You're the expert."
EF conceded. "I'll do it tonight."
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The four exclamation marks worried me. We had obviously screwed up big time by not doing this...whatever it was. A mild panic/heart attack went off in my chest. As if we didn't have enough to worry about, Which Is Stronger Cipro And Amoxicillin.
We were having a hard time on the home front convincing El Híjo that it was not a bad thing to have to wear a uniform to school. Which Is Stronger Cipro And Amoxicillin mexico, EH said he looked like a "nerd" wearing blue trousers, a button-down shirt, vest and tie, and wasn't buying that he looked "just like Harry Potter" (my overly enthusiastic assertion).
El Fotógrafo, who had gone to Catholic school in Peru in the '60s and '70s, butted in: "All the kids in Peru wear uniforms, 200mg Which Is Stronger Cipro And Amoxicillin. Get over it. Which Is Stronger Cipro And Amoxicillin, You'll have to wear a tie when you grow up. You might as well get used to it now."
"But what is this ‘vinifan' thing?" I persisted.
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Our kid went back to school the next day not knowing a word of Spanish, but damn if his notebooks didn't look 100% peruano.
So this year, Fotógrafo handled the Vinifan and once again made EH's notebooks look first-rate. I've dubbed him Lord of the Vinifan.
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Is the job market in Peru good, they want to know? (Tough for a foreigner, unless you're okay with teaching English at $5/hour.) Can an American buy property in Lima? (Yes.) Is it true that if you put $20, 250mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline, 000 in a Peruvian bank, you can get a resident visa. (Not!) Do I think it's a good idea for a retiree to go in on a scheme with his guru to buy land in Tarapoto and build a vegetarian co-op/ashram on it. (Well, I met two U.S, 30mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline. citizens who lost $60,000 that way in 2007 because the seller didn't have legal title to the land....)
Welcome to Peru. This poor guy is being examined by a worker for INTERPOL, who will X-ray his mouth so that, should the man's corpse go missing one day, it can be identified by the national police, Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline. One of the odd humiliations you have to put up with to get a resident visa in Peru.
I sometimes respond with information I've gained from my own bungling journeys through the labyrinth of Peruvian bureaucracy. 40mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline, Other times, I do a quick Google search and hazard a guess, crossing my fingers that I haven't led someone astray.
Really, though, 100mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline, what people need in these cases is los datos -- the low-down. Now, I think, I can point them to it. Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline canada, Next time someone writes to me with residency and work-permit questions, I'm going to recommend them to The Ultimate Peru List. Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline, The word "list" suggests that the site just provides names, addresses and links, but really, it is a comprehensive how-to guide to living, working and surviving in this country as a foreigner.
Updated in December 2008, the UPL provides clearly written, accurate information on how to navigate more than 50 real-life situations/potential nightmares, Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline us, including:
I'm happy to be a shill for The Ultimate Peru List because, 1000mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline, between you and me, I do not have the time or patience to gather all this valuable dato for the benefit of other potential ex-pats. Peru is a complicated place in which to put down roots, and lately when some innocent soul without job prospects or family connections asks me, Should I move to Peru, 200mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline. I tend to answer cautiously.
But for the nitty gritty questions -- I refer those to the UPL.
The hard-working person I can thank for making this American in Lima's blogging life easier is UPL author Sharon de Hinojosa, a longtime EFL teacher in Peru and a veteran contributor to web sites about Peru and teaching English abroad. The UPL evolved over years from articles she wrote for other sites, as Sharon describes:
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Although I don't pretend that this has all the information you will need to know about Peru, it's pretty comprehensive, 10mg Syphilis And Dosage For Tetracycline. I have decided not to thoroughly address some issues, such as Tourism and History. In these cases, I have given some basic information and websites which should help.
Browse through the Ultimate Peru List and let the readers of this blog know what you think.
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We had been walking for an hour when we ran into Pepa. Erythromycin And Newborns india, The eerie thing about Lola's mother is she looks exactly like Lola -- a slim, low-slung black European Lab with a delicately shaped head. EF has spotted Pepa several times by the Malecón lighthouse in the last year, but this was my first time meeting mamansince we adopted Lola in late 2007.
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Forward-thinking inventors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a "green" washing machine that runs on pedal power, mountain-bike gears and no electricity, making it ideal for rural and impoverished communities.
Last month, MIT students took the newest prototype of the "bicilavadora" machine to an orphanage in the slums of Ventanilla, Lima, Generic Lumigan uk, where volunteers put it through its paces, announced MIT News:
In many developing countries, electricity is unreliable or unavailable and water must be carried by hand, so conventional modern washing machines are not an option. Washing clothes can take up a significant amount of time, and doing laundry in open streams or lakes can add to water pollution, so the availability of a human-powered washing machine could make a big difference to the quality of life.
A pedal-powered washing machine that MIT students and staff built mostly from bicycle parts and empty barrels could solve many of these problems, Generic Lumigan canada, and at the same time could be built locally and thereby create jobs.
Under development for almost four years, the new machine -- dubbed "bicilavadora," combining the Spanish words for bicycle and washing machine -- got its most rigorous workout last month when a team of MIT students took the latest prototype to an orphanage in the slums called Ventanilla outside Lima, Peru, Generic Lumigan. With 670 resident children, the home generates enough laundry to keep the washer perpetually busy.
"The orphanage was like an oasis in the slums of Ventanilla," says Lisa Tacoronte, a junior in mechanical engineering who worked on the project. 250mg Generic Lumigan, As the MIT team worked to set up the machine, "many of the children would watch us work, ask us questions at the same time or try to help us by holding things, or handing us tools while we built it."
The machine was designed to be easy and inexpensive to manufacture, mostly using parts and tools that are readily available almost everywhere in the developing world.
Filling the bicilavadora with water before taking it for a spin
An earlier version of the washing machine, developed by mechanical engineering graduate student Radu Raduta, won first prize in the MIT IDEAS competition in 2005, Generic Lumigan coupon. Generic Lumigan, That resulted in some funding for further development, which led Raduta to improve the design of the machine's inner drum so that it could be more easily manufactured and transported.
The machine's outer housing is made from a standard oil drum cut apart and welded back together to make a much shorter barrel, because "a full 55-gallon barrel is more laundry than any human can pedal," explains Gwyndaf Jones, a D-Lab instructor who worked on the earlier version and who led this year's Peru field trip. The inner, rotating drum is made from a set of identical plastic pieces bolted together, 200mg Generic Lumigan, which can be taken apart and stored flat for easy transportation. That was the key part of Raduta's design.
"The hardest part to build is the inner drum," Raduta explains, "because it's submerged in water, and full of clothing that can have metal buttons, which abrades the inner walls. It has to be stiff enough to keep its shape, but if it's bare steel it will rust, and paint will peel off." The key part of his thesis research was figuring out how to make the drum strong enough, cheap enough and easy and inexpensive to ship, Generic Lumigan. His latest version is made from molded plastic panels, 150mg Generic Lumigan, and when disassembled it is compact enough to fit in a suitcase -- which is how the students took it to Peru for the January trip.
The "motor" of the machine consists of a bicycle frame, minus its wheels, with the chain running forward to a gear at the end of the washer drum's shaft. "It uses a standard mountain bike gear range," Jones says. 20mg Generic Lumigan, "The highest gear is the spin cycle, and the lowest gear is the wash cycle."
The test was not a total success: Some water leaked around the edges of the barrel, which could cause rust, and very inexpensive bearings used for the shaft were too stiff. Generic Lumigan, But the basic design was well proven out, and with a few small changes an updated version should be able to handle the intensive workload. Further tests will be carried out this spring by other students.
While crucial pieces such as the inner drum segments were brought along from MIT, others including the outer drum and its supporting structure were built on-site. "We improvised for whatever we didn't have and often learned how from locals like Wilbur and Gennard, Generic Lumigan paypal," two of the older orphanage residents, Tacoronte says. "For example, we were unable to cut the two sides for the door on the outer drum that were parallel to the curved surface. Wilbur took up a chisel and went at it with a hammer, Generic Lumigan. The door was done in seconds."
She found the experience very inspiring. "The more time I spent there and the more amazing people I met, Generic Lumigan usa, the more passionate and determined I became about finishing the lavadora and making sure it worked," she says. After the first test run, with the high-gear spin cycle successfully eliminating most of the water from the drum, she says, "The moment they pulled out the merely damp sheets was exhilarating."
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The working-class Lima district is making headlines for advocating innovative, 750mg Gluten Free Erythromycin, sometimes radical solutions to urban problems.
First Surquillo's mayor Gustavo Sierra raised eyebrows around the world when he suggested that Peru solve its drug problem by legalizing illicit drugs and handling them through the national health ministry. (Sierra later claimed that he was misquoted and that he does not want to legalize drugs, but, 150mg Gluten Free Erythromycin, rather, he wants the Peruvian government to fund programs to treat drug addicts. Read his refutation in Spanish here.)
Now Surquillo is tackling the less-controversial problem of air pollution by installing a state-of-the-art air purifier nicknamed the "Super Tree," which can absorb as much CO2 in one day as do 1,200 trees, Gluten Free Erythromycin mexico, according to the machine's manufacturer.
In an effort to reduce air pollution in some of Peru's most contaminated cities, Tierra Nuestra SAChas installed its first air purifier on the corner of Angamos and Aviacion Avenues in the Limean district of Surquillo, Gluten Free Erythromycin. 500mg Gluten Free Erythromycin, The company explained that the air purifier can absorb as much carbon dioxide as 1,200 trees and at the same time rid 200,000 square meters of air of dust and harmful bacteria every day.
Tierra Nuestra explained that the machine could also filter up to 25 percent of the sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide emitted by vehicles.
The machine, 1000mg Gluten Free Erythromycin, which costs $100,000, uses water to filter the air it absorbs and costs $6.50 a day to operate. Gluten Free Erythromycin usa, Tierra Nuestra stated that at the end of each day the dirty water could be disposed of in sewage pipes. Gluten Free Erythromycin, The mayor of Surquillo stated the district had not invested one cent in the machine but that everything had been financed by Tierra Nuestra and their sponsors.
It is estimated that 400 of these machines are needed throughout Lima. Tierra Nuestra hopes to set up 100 by the end of the year.
As readers have commented on Living in Peru, it is troubling that the city of Lima has no plans to fund the installation of the Urban Air Cleaners and appears to be relying on private investors to bankroll the project.
If the Super Trees really are effective at purifying the air, Gluten Free Erythromycin paypal, Lima (and not just Surquillo) should fund this and other efforts ASAP.
Another important change that needs to take place is reducing emissions by cars, trucks and combis. The latter contribute heavily to Lima's air pollution problem, as Pervian Times noted last August:
Air pollution in Lima, which is primarily due to the high number of old motorized vehicles and the oversupply of public transport vehicles, Gluten Free Erythromycin uk, has been exacerbated over the past decade by a series of policies and measures that were adopted without due consideration for their impact on the environment or, specifically, air pollution and air quality. Gluten Free Erythromycin ebay, Attempts by various governmental agencies, such as the Ombudsman's Office, and the Municipality of Lima, have been both insufficient and ineffective mainly because they have been isolated and palliative efforts.In her most recent report Merino urged the Municipality of Lima to enforce its Comprehensive Urban Transportation Plan to remove approximately 17,000 old heavily polluting diesel buses to "solve the oversupply of public transport that produces enormous quantities of contaminating gases."
Zithromax For Dogs, Artist's depiction of discriminatory laws at some Peruvian beaches that prohibit maids from swimming during daylight hours (until 7 p.m. at Asia beach)
It sounds like a scene straight out of the Jim Crow era in the American South, but it's happening today in coastal Peru: discriminatory laws in some exclusive seaside resorts prohibit maids (nearly all of whom are poor Andean and black women) from swimming on the beach during daylight hours.
As Juan Arellano described in Global Voices Online in 2007, the beaches where this discrimination is practiced are located south of Lima, among them the fashionable resort town of Asia. Wealthy Limeños flock to beach houses in Asia during the brief summer months, 10mg Zithromax For Dogs, bringing with them their trusted family maids and nannies to look after the children. But while the vactioners have full access to the sand and surf, their servants do not.
Apartheid-like laws passed by homeowners' associations in Asia forbid maids and nannies, Zithromax For Dogs coupon, or "domestic employees," as they are called, from swimming at the beach between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Rules of conduct for homeowners also stipulate that maids must wear a uniform and cannot wear a bathing suit -- a cruel twist, given the intensity of Peru's summer sun, notes Hypathia's Daughter.
The unjust laws at Asia have roused both anger and protest in Peru, Zithromax For Dogs. On a fundamental level, the town's discriminatory policies violate Peruvian laws "that state that Peruvian beaches cannot be privatized and must be open and accessible for all," as Alejandro of LAX-LIM points out, 750mg Zithromax For Dogs. However, the political pull of the homeowners' association at Asia obscured that legal contradiction -- at least for a while.
Then, two years ago, Zithromax For Dogs japan, Peru's National Coordination of Human Rights, an umbrella group of various human-rights, anti-discrimination and anti-racism groups, in coordination with Amnesty International, organized a protest at Asia beach. The group issued a call for concerned citizens to come to Asia dressed as maids and nannies on January 28, 500mg Zithromax For Dogs, 2007, to show their solidarity with household workers at the resort. Zithromax For Dogs, The outpouring of support for "Operation Smart Maid," as it was called, was enormous, as was world media coverage of the event. (See 1/27/07 wire story from EFE.)
About 1,000 activists, 30mg Zithromax For Dogs, domestic workers and even foreigners turned up at the beach dressed in maids' uniforms and carrying signs that read "Enough with Racism" and "Racism Be Gone," reported EFE:
The peaceful march moved through the security gate that is usually closed to keep out the public and headed for the beach, where demonstrators formed a human chain and later took a dip in the cold Pacific waters as astonished visitors and police watched.
"Our goal is to call for reflection on the situation of domestic workers who suffer from beastly discrimination and can only go to the beaches at nightfall," Mar Perez, who runs the economic, 40mg Zithromax For Dogs, social and cultural rights program for the National Human Rights Coordinator, told EFE.
Perez said the protest was intended to "plant the seed of the citizens' movement against discrimination."
"Smart Maid" protestors infiltrate the ocean at Asia Beach, Peru, Jan, Zithromax For Dogs. 28, 2007 (photo courtesy Hypathia's Daughter)
So, did the peaceful protests at Asia end the discriminatory practices there.
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Two years later, status-seeking Limeños still flock to Asia, local laws still prohibit maids from swimming in the ocean, and maids still sit on the parched sands in their uncomfortable blue uniforms. 50mg Zithromax For Dogs, The flurry of attention garnered by the protest did not lead to a legal challenge against the Asia homeowners' association. Zithromax For Dogs, What will it take for the discrimination to end. I suspect it will require a dual effort of raising shame among wealthy homeowners and of a concerted legal effort backed up by international aid groups that can put pressure on local and national government.
In the meantime, the "Asia Problem" (as I see it -- I believe I'm in the minority here in Lima) rests with the individual. If you are a homeowner at Asia, you can opt to register a complaint with the association. You can give your maid a nice bathing suit and let her swim with the children that she is supervising. And if you are invited to be a guest at an Asia beach house, you can opt to decline and politely but clearly explain why.
As someone who might receive an invitation to play at Asia one day, I know what my response will be.