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Peru Crime & Safety Report - Details of the current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for Peru
Peru Advice & Security Series Travel Advisory (2018) TinTinTinTin October 10, 2018 232   0   1   0   0  
According to the current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory, Peru has been assessed as level 1: exercise normal precautions. The following information is an extract of the current Travel Advisory for Peru issued by the U.S. Department of State. Additional information has been added by the U.S. Embassy in Lima and the author.
Cybersecurity Basics for Travelers to Peru
Peru Advice & Security Series Part 12 TinTinTinTin April 27, 2018 250   0   1   0   0  
As technical and physical cyber defenses become more robust and effective, individuals have become the increasingly weak link in the security chain. This weakness is exploited by malicious actors through threats like phishing. No matter the technology that a company installs, a data breach or ransomware attack is only one click away.
World Press Freedom Index 2018; source: Reporters without Borders
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower April 25, 2018 378   0   1   0   0  
Reporters without Borders just recently published the latest World Press Freedom Index 2018; and Peru occupies with position 88 of 180 listed countries a middle ranking globally and with position 6 out of 12 countries as well in South America.
Homicide rates in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017; map: InSight Crime
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower January 24, 2018 1603   0   1   0   0  
Just recently InSight Crime, a non-profit journalism and investigative organization specialized in monitoring and informing about organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean, published the latest “Homicide Round-Up” for the region.
Strong earthquake hits southern Peru
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower January 14, 2018 403   0   1   0   0  
Early Sunday morning at 04.18 am local time a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shock southern Peru killing at least 2 people and causing damages to infrastructure and homes.
Road block on the only access road to Machu Picchu to protest against the introduction of a new bus company; photo: La Republica
Travel News SunflowerSunflower November 30, 2017 803   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday once again the access to Machu Picchu was blocked. Huge rocks were place on the tracks of the train route to Machu Picchu Pueblo, buses blocked the only access road from there to the Inca citadel and enraged citizens protested in town. Hundreds of visitors were stranded and couldn’t get to Machu Picchu or back.
Travel Security in a changing world
Editors' Opinion TinTinTinTin November 23, 2017 339   0   1   0   0  
Our world is changing with such a dramatic speed and it is actually scary to observe what happens all around us. I’m pretty sure that many sometimes feel helpless or even scared about certain events close to home.
Green Bus accident leaves 9 dead and over 30 injured; photo: Andina
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower July 10, 2017 732   0   1   0   0  
Yesterday afternoon a relaxing and fun Sunday trip ended in tragedy. Shortly before 05.00 pm a tour bus crashed in Lima’s district Rimac and plunged down 10m leaving at least 9 passengers dead and more than 30 injured.
Peru is far from being a dangerous country …
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower February 02, 2017 632   0   1   0   0  
When it comes to the safety and security situation in the country, Peru unfortunately has an extremely bad reputation; and especially travelers spending their well-earned vacation in Peru and foreigners moving to the country are often concerned. The experienced reality in the year 2017 however is quite different. While Peru surely isn’t the safest and most peaceful country on...
The newest Diprove report gives details about car thefts in Lima in 2016; photo: Diprove and El Comercio
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower January 07, 2017 780   0   1   0   0  
Just recently the Vehicle Theft Prevention Division (DIPROVE) of the Peruvian National Police (PNP) published its report for 2016 detailing how many vehicles were stolen in Lima in the past year. Additionally, the statement indicates where in Lima and when the robberies occurred, as well as which car models were preferred by the thieves.
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