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US asks its citizens to reconsider trips to Peru “due to crime and terrorism” | Department of State | The world

America Peru on Wednesday advised its citizens to reconsider travel given the increased risk of crime or terrorist activity in some parts of the country.

This is stated in a statement issued by the US State Department Peru’s travel warning has been raised to level 3 – out of a maximum of four levels -, This includes “Avoid travel due to serious safety risks.”

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Further, Expressly requested not to travel to Loreto sectorOn the border of Colombia and Ecuador, Nor did he go to the valley of the Aburimak, Ene and Mandaro rivers because of the presence of terror.

I confirm that The presence of drug traffickers and the impoverished infrastructure of the Loreto Department “limits the capacity” of Peruvian authorities to enforce the law.

While in the valleys of the ApurĂ­mac, Ene and Mantaro rivers, A remnant of the Shining Path terrorist group remains, which attacks “Peruvian government facilities and personnel.”

This was stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Crimes such as burglary, auto theft, robbery and assault are “common in Peru and can occur during the day despite witnesses.”

He further mentioned Organized crime conducts “blockades” on highways on the outskirts of Lima to steal.

He also warned about lawsuits Americans who have suffered rape and health problems while participating in ayahuasca ceremonies, An indigenous drink that produces hallucinogenic effects.

In the past week, America Ecuador raised its travel warning to level 3 due to “riots and criminality” related to civil unrest against the government.

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