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Protesters block a train that connects Cusco with Peru's main attraction Machu Picchu; photo: rpp
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1377   0   1   0   0  
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 and cargo.
A devastating fire at the Larcomar shopping mall in Lima, Peru killed at least four people; photo: Diario Correo
Safety & Security News SunflowerSunflower Updated May 01, 2017 1933   0   1   0   0  
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, the famous multilevel shopping, entertainment and food megacomplex, is built into the cliffs of...
Fire in El Agustino destroys MINSA warehouse - Pictures: El Comercio
Safety & Security News TinTinTinTin Updated May 01, 2017 784   0   8   0   0  
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 market Fruit Market (Mercado de frutas) - Picture: América Noticias
Safety & Security News TinTinTinTin Updated May 01, 2017 773   0   1   0   0  
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
Safety & Security News TinTinTinTin Updated May 01, 2017 761   0   1   0   0  
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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