Peru, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Violent riots in security forces’ crackdown on street vendors – Lima, Peru

2021-03-03: On Wednesday (03 March), violent clashes occurred at the intersection of Jiron Puno and Jiron Ayacucho in Lima when security forces threatened to evict street vendors. At least four security forces were injured. It is unclear how many traders and civilians were injured in the clashes.
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Violent incidents cannot be ruled out. Travellers should avoid demonstrations and follow instructions by authorities.