The U.S. Embassy in Lima has received information regarding a planned march in Lima on Saturday, November 25. The march aims to support efforts to combat gender-based violence and bolster public awareness of the issue, and is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Palacio de Justicia and end at the Plaza San Martin. While the march is expected to be peaceful, travelers may experience some disruptions to transportation services during the event. Travelers are urged to check with their tour providers for more information. For additional Peruvian Tourist Assistance and Information, travelers may visit http://www.peru.travel/iperu.aspx.
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