Peru

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Peruvian Fact 1 (Feb. 3–Feb. 9, 2008)

Voting in Peru is compulsory from age 18 to 70.  When you get old enough, you’re allowed to be apathetic toward politics.

Peruvian Fact 2 (Feb. 10–Feb. 16, 2008)

Nevado Mismi, a peak in the Andes Mountains and the source of the Amazon River, is in Peru.

Peruvian Fact 3 (Feb. 17–Feb. 23, 2008)

Llamas originated in North America, where they are now extinct, and during the last ice age migrated into South America (where they became llamas, alpacas, etc.) and Asia (where they became camels).

Peruvian Fact 4 (Feb. 24–Mar. 1, 2008)

Political parties in Peru include The Alliance for Progress, The Alliance for the Future, the Independent Moralizing Front, and the National Renovation Party.