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||Eve Nicklin arrived in Peru from Jamestown, NY, the United States and became the first resident pioneer to settle in Lima. FMH
Hand of the Caus Ruhíyyih Khánum, in the movie, The Green Light Expedition, called her the "Mother of Peru". [FMH264]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of South America was elected at a convention in Lima, Peru. Elected were: Edmund J. Miessler (Sao Paulo), Mrs. Margot Worley (Bahia), Miss Eve Nicklin (Lima), Manuel Vera (Lima), Dr. Alejandro Reid (Punta Arenas), Mrs. Gayle Woolson (Bogota), Esteban Canales L. (Asuncion), Srta. Mercedes Sanchez (Lima), Rangvald Taetz (Montevideo) [BW1 2:60]
18 of the 27 delegates were present at the convention. [BW12:60]
For a photo see Bahá'í Historical Facts.
||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 was formed. [BW13:258]
|1975 (In the year)
||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 was 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 was 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 enrolled 738 youth and 1,026 adults, almost half of whom were women. [BINS184:10]
A later report gave 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]
Slideshow in Spanish.
||Masud Khamsi; Counsellors; International Teaching Centre, Members of; BWNS
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