- Posted by: infodesk
- Category: Unrest
A State of Emergency has been declared in Islay, in the Arequipa region, for 60 days, due to an anti mining protest. A general strike in Arequipa and other regions in Southern Peru, including Moquegua, Tacna and Puno, has been announced for 27 and 28 May.
Access to the airports and bus roads may be blocked causing disruption to travellers. If in the area, please monitor the news and contact the Ministry of Tourism (0051 1 5748000) if you need further updated advice on the strike.