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Peru | 5 tourists deported, sixth arrested after vandalizing temple at Machu Picchu WH site

The Peruvian authorities deported five tourists and arrested a sixth accused of damaging a temple at Machu Picchu, the famous Incan ruins in the Andes, the National Police said.


The tourists were caught just before 6 a.m. on Sunday by staff members who work at the archaeological park, the Ministry of Culture said in a statement on Tuesday, identifying them as four men and two women from Argentina, Chile, Brazil and France.


https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/15/world/americas/machu-picchu-tourist-arrests.html

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