The Sunday Review
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Tourist entry to Machu Picchu Citadel and Inca Trail Network have been suspended Until further notice to Permanent unrest in PeruOfficials in Saturday was a national holiday.

Directorate for Decentralized Culture Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary Directorate in A statement was made the previous day. Tourists who purchased a January 21 ticket or later can request a reimbursement for up to $2,500 to One month following the cessation of protests.

Protests were held earlier in the week in Peru At least 30 were left with injuries as the protests continued throughout the country. Protests became violent and at least 2 police officers were hurt. 11 people were also detained. in The southern city Puno Friday Police station in Puno was set ablaze. Vicente Romero (Interior Minister) said Friday that protesters had attacked government buildings, police stations and private businesses throughout the country.

Samstag, Peru’s National Police stormed the National University of San Marcos to On Twitter, the police stated that protestors should be removed. According to the tweets, authorities were requested by the university’s legal representatives who said unidentified people “had used violence” against university staff and taken control of the university campus, including the institution’s doors.

The university said Saturday that the National Police cleared the university’s doors, which had been occupied by protesters who “participated in marches at the national level.”

An armored vehicle enabled between 200-300 police officers to enter the university campus. to remove protesters, according to Andina, the state news agency. Terror gas was used in the arrests to The news outlet said that protesters stationed at the gates were dispersed.

Peru It is witnessing some of its most violent political violence in recent decades. The protesters demand new elections and the resignation Boluarte. to Castillo is being released and the constitution of Castillo. in pre-trial detention. There are many demands for better living conditions which remain unfulfilled at the heart of this crisis. in The two decade period since the restoration of democratic rule in The country.

According to Andina, parts of the Urubamba-Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu Railways were destroyed during anti-government protests that took place on Thursday. This forced train services to be canceled to Please be suspended Until further notice. The suspended train service left 417 people – including 300 foreign nationals – stranded in The Machu Picchu district.

According to estimates, at least 300 are foreigners. to Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Luis Helguero.

“People are still trapped in Machu Picchu,” Helguero said. “417 tourists cannot leave the city, more than 300 are foreigners.”

Helguero indicated that the authorities are currently repairing and inspecting the damage in order to allow tourists to be evacuated. Helguero indicated that while some tourists had been evacuated via foot, the total number of trekkers was six. to seven hours long.

PeruRail stated Thursday that they were suspending their services to Enjoy! Machu PicchuThere were many other places that could be reached because the tracks had been damaged or blocked. in various places.

“We regret the inconvenience this causes our passengers however due to a situation beyond the company’s control because of the protests in Cuzco,” The statement was as follows: