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Train service to Machu Picchu remains suspended
Peru Rail reported that after the 48 hours strike of residents of Machu Picchu town the train service on the route Cusco - Machu Picchu – hydroelectric plant remains suspended until further notice. The suspension applies to all services including the transportation of tourists, local passengers a...
At least 4 killed in mall fire in Lima
Yesterday, Wednesday morning four people died at the Larcomar mall in Lima’s district of Miraflores. Shortly before 10.00 am a devastating fire started in the recently renovated UKV Multicines cinema located deep inside the unique shopping center on the fourth and lowest basement level. Larcomar,...
Fire in El Agustino destroys MINSA warehouse
Patricia García, the Minister of Health, confirmed that about 70 – 80% of the valuable stock of medication and important documents from previous years were lost in a fire last night in the state owned warehouse located in the district of El Agustino.
Violent clashes foiled closure of Fruit Market (Mercado de frutas)
With stones, sticks, burning objects and even bullets a group of subjects foiled the temporary closure for health reasons of the Fruit Market No. 2 in La Victoria last night (Mercado de Frutas N°2). Five people were injured and at least one received a bullet and was hospitalized after the events.
4.9 magnitude Earthquake recorded in Ica
According to the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) a mild earthquake of 4.9 magnitude with its epicenter located 27 kilometers south of Ica was felt this morning in Ica.
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