Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru (December 2, 2020)

Location: Pan-American South Highway, Ica

Event: Protests against the Agricultural Promotion Law have occurred in the Ica region over the last two days and are expected to continue today. Protesters have blocked multiple locations along the Pan-American Highway and at times have become violent. Public transportation from Lima to the Ica and Arequipa regions is suspended.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid areas in and around the Pan-American South Highway in the Ica region
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Avoid demonstrations

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