Peru is rocked by demonstrations following the ousting of President Pedro Castillo. Thousands of travellers were stuck in different sites of the country after protestors halted roads and made airports close.
Congress ejected Castillo from the presidency earlier in December after he tried dissolving the legislative chamber to take complete control of the government ahead of an impeachment vote, creating a severe constitutional crisis.
Violent pro-Castillo protests have since erupted, creating wide social unrest across the country. Authorities in Peru have evacuated stranded tourists from the Inca mountain citadel Machu Picchu to the city of Cusco.
For Belgians and other tourists trying to get out of the country, there are two options, according to Jean-Philippe Ducart, from Test-Achats.
"You are part of an organised trip, you have a tour operator, it is the latter who must ensure the obligation of information, to the obligation of assistance, even the obligation of repatriation, and must contact the authorities," he told RTBF.
If you have organised the trip yourself, you must "contact the consular authorities."
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The Belgian embassy in Peru contact details can be found here.
Peru's Congress backed a plan on Tuesday to hold early elections in an attempt to diffuse a national crisis.