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26 Jul 2019 | 07:45 AM UTC

Peru: Teachers to stage protest in Lima on July 27 /update 1

Peru News Alert

Teachers’ union calls for protest in Lima on July 27; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/29/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Lima). COUNTRY/REGION Lima

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Event

The Unitary Union of Education Workers of Peru (SUTEP) is slated to hold a demonstration in Lima on Saturday, July 27. Participants will reportedly rally at Plaza San Martin from 10:00 (local time) as part of a multi-day protest movement. 

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are possible near the protest site.

Context

SUTEP has organized similar protests throughout July to demand increased salaries and additional education funding. 

Advice

Individuals in Lima are advised to monitor the situation, avoid public demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate localized disruptions near protest sites.

 

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