Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru (December 23, 2020)

Location: Ica and Trujillo on Panamericana Sur and Panamericana Norte Highways

Event:

There ​are ongoing widespread protest​s of agricultural​ workers in multiple regions ​of Peru affecting ​travel along the PanAmericana Sur and PanAmericana Norte highways in the Ica and Trujillo regions. The ​Peruvian National Police deployed a large force of police officers ​in response.  Avoid travel in the affected areas if possible, as the situation is ongoing and evolving.  The protests may continue ​for several days until the situation is resolved.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates 
  • Avoid the PanAmerican highway in and around Ica and Trujillo
  • Avoid demonstrations

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