2019-02-19: On Tuesday evening (19 February, local time) an attack and a temporary hostage-taking took place at the luxury lodge Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica in the Department of Madre de Dios, where about 40 tourists were affected. According to the authorities, the perpetrators, Colombian and Venezuelan criminals, killed a local tourist guide.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.