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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



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.  


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.