Peru Travel Alert: tourists targeted in bus robberies on Panamericana Sur road to Arequipa

Posted on August 16, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Peru, TRAVEL reported that Canatur is warning about bus travel on the road stretch between km 500 and 600 of the Panamericana Sur has become a danger to tourists going to the city of Arequipa , by the constant assaults on interprovincial buses. The National Chamber of Tourism ( Canatur ) indicated that the most affected by this situation are foreign visitors, who were stripped of their money and film crews. The union said the affected units have GPS and sensors to communicate panic immediately made ​​to the National Police, but that “this comes at the best, at 50 minutes or an hour after giving notice by telephone”. Read Article

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