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Filipino tourist, 24, among stranded foreign visitors in Peru: DFA

A 24-year-old Filipino backpacker was among the hundreds of international visitors who were left stranded in Machu Picchu as a result of protests that forced the closure of the Cusco airport, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

The DFA reported that the nation that “sounded well and in good condition” during the phone call was able to be reached by the Philippine Embassy in Chile, which has jurisdiction over Peru.

According to Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Ma, “the 24-year-old male traveler landed in Peru on December 9. He sounded well and in good condition and stated he hopes to continue his travel in the area as soon as flights to Lima restart.” reporter Teresita Daza stated.

The embassy committed to keeping monitoring the coordinator of the Filipino community in Peru and has provided his contact information.

Regional airport openings by December 18 are given priority by the Peruvian government, the embassy reports.
Widespread demonstrations in Peru have been sparked by the deposition and imprisonment of former president Pedro Castillo, disrupting travel and planes.

Six buses and about 60 passengers are said to have been stranded for more than 48 hours in the Andean village of Checacupe in Cusco because locals won’t let them travel to Bolivia.

According to a report from Reuters, the bus was halted while traveling to La Paz, Bolivia.

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