Vehicles can travel freely on the Chinatown highway
After the freeway of the road called ‘Barrio Chino’ vehicles can move freely. Many trucks, buses, and passengers had been stranded for days due to the blockade carried out by the protesters.
Unblock the Panamericana Sur: Hundreds of vehicles move freely on the road | channel N
They liberated Chinatown
After several days of blockades, the Police managed to free the highway from Barrio Chino in Ica. A large contingent of police personnel guards the area in order to prevent protesters from carrying out excesses and blocking the area. Carriers can pass through the road without problems.
Blockade of the Panamericana Sur, in Ica
8,000 tons of food entered wholesale markets
The supply of essential products to the Great Wholesale Market of Lima (GMML) in Santa Anita and to the Fruit Market No. 2 was normalized, with the entry of more than 8,000 tons of food, reported the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation ( Midagri).
From 1:00 in the morning, work begins in the Wholesale Market.
Lockdowns put more than 31,000 hospitalized patients at risk
The Minister of Health, Rosa Gutiérrez, reported that the numerous riots and blockades registered throughout the country put 31,470 hospitalized patients at risk throughout the country.
He explained that 2,558 are in the ICU and in general hospitalization (adults and children) and 28,912 need medication and oxygen.
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Army in Ica
Through its social networks, the Ministry of Defense reported that “military personnel from the First Brigade of Army Special Forces are in Ica in order to carry out actions in support of the National Police to unblock the Panamericana Sur highway and guarantee the right to free transit”.
“The military contingent moved from Lima to the Pisco Air Force base aboard troop trucks with the aim of freeing today the sections of the South Pan-American Highway in the sectors known as Chinatown and Urban Expansion,” they say on Twitter.
The military contingent will be located in the sections of the Panamericana Sur taken by the protestersSoldiers arrived in Ica today to unblock the Panamericana Sur highway, taken seven days ago by protestersThe Ministry of Defense indicated that the military arrived at the headquarters of the FAP in Pisco.
More police to Ica
A contingent of two thousand troops from the National Police of Peru gathered at the facilities of the Special Services Unit (UCE) to travel to the towns of Ica and Puno to reinforce security in the face of the demonstrations and support the unblocking of various sections of the Panamericana Sur.
Two thousand policemen go to Ica and Puno to reinforce security for protests
This morning, police officers traveled to the southern part of Peru to protect the roads and avoid possible excesses. More than 10 buses took the troops to Group 8 to take a flight to the respective locations.
Starting at six in the morning, a group of two thousand members of the Peruvian National Police congregated at the facilities of the Special Services Unit (UCE) to travel to the towns of Ica and Puno to reinforce security in the face of the demonstrations that will take place these days.
Shortage of fuel and LPG
The protests in the southern regions of the country and Madre de Dios keep the regions on edge, especially provinces such as Puerto Maldonado where there is a shortage of fuel, gas and LPG. Housewives denounce that now they have to cook with firewood and charcoal to be able to prepare their food. In some places you can find the gas balloon, but from 300 soles.
The residents also suffer from a shortage of food, vegetables, chicken and meat, in addition to the fact that medical oxygen is running out in hospitals.
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Southern Peru continues with blockades
Some 65 transit points are still blocked in the southern regions of the country. Puno is the department with the greatest number of restricted roads, followed by Cusco, Madre de Dios, Ica and Abancay.
Blocked roads in Peru
Blockades in Ica
Two sections of the Panamericana Sur continue to be blocked, at the height of Chinatown and Urban Expansion.
Blockade of the Panamericana Sur, in Ica
Protester remains serious
At the Guillermo Almenara hospital, the 37-year-old remains in the intensive care unit, who underwent emergency surgery after suffering a head injury. His condition is stable, but with a guarded prognosis.
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