INTERNATIONAL — LATIN AMERICAN COVER STORY
By Jane Holligan in Lima
For Jose Soriano, the Net has been a lifesaver. In 1994, the founder and general manager of Red Cientifica Peruana (RCP), Peru’s first Internet service provider, learned that doctors in his country could not treat his son, Damian, for a brain tumor. So Soriano posted the boy’s brain scans on the Web for specialists in Argentina to examine. Within 48 hours, Damian was en route to Buenos Aires for an operation.