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Demonstrations Causing Disruptions to Transportation in and around Cusco (March 24, 2014)

An on-going transportation workers strike in Cusco today is causing disruptions for many travelers. While flights are operating from the airport, transportation to/from the airport may be difficult. U.S. citizens already present in Cusco are advised to remain in the city, if possible, rather than seeking to arrange alternate ground transportation. Several main roads in ...
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Regional Strike in Cusco on February 25-26 (February 24, 2014)

A general strike involving multiple civic organizations and trade unions has been announced for the region of Cusco on February 25-26, 2014. Large, organized demonstrations are expected concurrently in the city of Cusco and around the region. In addition, travelers should be aware that more spontaneous demonstrations may develop with little advance notice. Disruptions to ...
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U.S. Embassy Replaces Security Message to U.S. Citizens

Lima, 6 de marzo del 2013.- La Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Lima informa que la alerta de seguridad emitida el 13 de febrero del 2013 sobre una potencial amenaza de secuestro contra ciudadanos estadounidenses en el Cusco, ha sido reemplazada por un nuevo mensaje. Este nuevo mensaje levanta la restricción sobre los viajes ...
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United States deports ex-Peruvian police officer wanted in Peru for weapons trafficking

LIMA, 15 de febrero de 2013 — El ex oficial policial peruano, Héctor Antonio Llontop Novoa (51), requerido en el Perú por tráfico de armas, fue entregado a las autoridades en Lima por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de los Estados Unidos (ICE) tras su captura en Stockton, California. En julio del ...
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