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18 Dec 2019 | 01:10 PM UTC

Peru: Protest planned in Lima December 18

Labor activists to hold demonstration in Lima on December 18; further demonstrations possible over the near term

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Event

Activists will gather in Lima on Wednesday, December 18, to protest poor working conditions after a workplace accident at a fast-food restaurant left two workers dead on Saturday, December 14. Protesters are set to gather at Plaza San Martín at 17:00 (local time) on Wednesday evening. Related demonstrations are possible in Lima over the near term.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected near the demonstration site.  

Advice

Individuals in Lima are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.