Sunday, May 12
Cultivating digital landscape "Peru's Plan Huascaran -- named for the Andean nation's highest peak -- was a key campaign plank for President Alejandro Toledo, the U.S.-trained economist who took office in July pledging to help fight poverty and vanquish unemployment and underemployment that together top 50 percent. Plan Huascaran has connected about 100 rural and urban schools across Peru with top-end Internet service and teaching tools. The government intends to increase that to 5,000 schools by the time Toledo's term ends in 2006." This plan is a high-profile initiative of Toledo.