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Chronology for Blacks (Afro-Peruvians) in Peru

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2004 The National Institute for the Development of Andean, Amazonian, and Afro-Peruvian Peoples (INDEPA) was established to facilitate coordination between the government and indigenous and Afro-Peruvian NGOs. (Minority Rights Group. 2005. "Peru Overview." World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples.)
Jun 19, 2006 The Peruvian legislature passed a law establishing June 4, as "The Day of the Afro-Peruvian Culture". (Radio Programas del Peru Noticias. 2006. "La Lucha Por Una Ley Afro-Peruana." Accessed 10/15/2007)
Aug 15 - 30, 2007 The southern coast of Peru suffered an 8.0 earthquake, which killed at least 500 people and adversely affected the Afro-Peruvian community, who as a rural population, had difficulty receiving adequate aid. (Minority Rights Group. 2007. "Los Afro-Peruanos son los más afectados por el terremoto en Perú, pero no les esta llegando ayuda humanitaria.")


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