Location: Cusco, Cusco, Peru
Event: PROMPERU (Peruvian Tourism Board, part of Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism) is reporting a transportation strike and related road blocks in the vicinity of the city of Cusco that could last up to two days. Beginning this morning, entry/exit points to the Sacred Valley, in Poroy and Pisac, are blocked and a larger police presence is evident within Cusco. Additionally, tourist activities at the Seven Color Mountain and Soraypampa Lagoon, in Anta, may be suspended.
Actions to Take:
– Be aware of your surroundings.
– Avoid large crowds.
– Monitor local media and iPeru for updates.
U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco
Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Phone: +51 84 231-474
Fax: +51 84 245-102
State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444