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||Eve Nicklin arrived in Peru from the United States and became the first resident pioneer to settle in Lima.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of South America was elected at a convention in Lima, Peru. [BW1 2:60]
18 of the 27 delegates were present at the convention. [BW12:60]
||NSA of South America
||The Regional Spiritual Assembly of Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela was formed at Lima, Peru. [BW13:257]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Peru is formed. [BW13:258]
||The first international Quechua conference was held in Cusco, Peru, attended by Bahá’ís from Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.
||Quechua; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, International; First conferences
||The first International Conference of Bahá’í Women in South America is held in Lima, Peru, attended by 200 women from 12 countries. [BW17:172]
- For picture see BW17:211.
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, International; Conferences, Women; Women; First conferences
|1981 26 Nov
||The Comunicación Intercambio y Radiodifusión Bahá’í para America Latina y el Caribe (CIRBAL) was established by the Universal House of Justice to promote the development of Bahá’í radio and mass media activities in Latin America. [BW19:59]
The special Committee for Service to the Blind, located in the United Kingdom, was a clearing house and production and distribution centre for materials both on tape and in Braille; and CIRBAL (Centro para Intercambio Radiofonico Baha'i de America Latins), among its other functions, serves as
a clearing house for tapes, videotapes, script and other materials suitable for use via radio and television. Its mandated area is South and Central America and the Caribbean. [BW18p115, 117]
||Peru; Latin America
||Bahai radio; Social and economic development; Universal House of Justice; Committee for Service to the Blind
|1981 26 Nov
||The inauguration of Radio Bahá'í Peru at Chucuito near Puno on the shore of Del Lago Titicaca (Lake Titicaca). [Mess63-86p510]
Its associated teaching institute was completed for use soon thereafter, going immediately into intensive service.
At one point in the 80's they were broadcasting at 1 kw on the medium-wave for ten hours per day in.the Spanish, Quechua and Aymara languages. [BW18p111]
See also Bahá'í News May, 1987.
||Bahai radio; Teaching Institute; Bahai-owned radio; Z****
|1985 2 – 5 Aug
||An International Youth Conference to support the United Nations International Youth Year is held in Lima, Peru, attended by 500 youth from 18 countries and representing four native tribes. [BW19:300]
- For picture see BW19:322.
|Lima; Peru; Latin America
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Conferences, International; Conferences, International; Youth; International Youth Year
||A five-day teaching project in the Lake Titicaca region of Peru enrols 738 youth and 1,026 adults, almost half of whom are women. [BINS184:10]
- A later report gives the figure as over 2,000. [BINS185:8]
|Lake Titicaca; Peru
|2013 5 Mar
||The passing of Mas'ud Khamsi, former Counsellor member of the International Teaching Centre in Lima, Peru. [BWNS943]
||Masud Khamsi; Counsellors; International Teaching Centre, Members of; BWNS
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