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Strike in Lima (March 26, 2014)

A strike involving civic organizations is currently ongoing between the area of Plaza Grau, and Av. Abancay, near the Congressional building.  The protest began at about 09:00 this morning (March 26, 2014), and is expected to last as long as 15:00 this afternoon. This strike currently involves about 200 protesters, and the protestors have been lighting ...
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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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