Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru (December 10, 2020)

Location: Cusco region near Machu Picchu

Event: There are on-going protests against Peru Rail and Ferrocarril Transandino railway companies in the Cusco region along the Machu Picchu line. The protests may continue until the situation is resolved. Protesters have blocked railways and delayed rail traffic in the region, resulting in the suspension of rail operations along the Machu Picchu line.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid areas in and around the Machu Picchu rail line
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Avoid demonstrations

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