Tourists leave Puno amid escalating protests

May 27th, 2011

More than 200 tourists who were stranded in southern Peru’s Puno department due to protests against mining activities have managed to leave the area, according to the president of the Regional Chamber of Tourism (Caretur), Manuel Quiñones. The tourists were able to leave the region through the airport at Juliaca, state news agency Andina reported. […]

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