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U.S. ends kidnapping alert for Peru's Machu Picchu

LIMA (Reuters) - The State Department lifted a kidnapping alert for U.S. citizens traveling to Peru's awesome Machu Picchu ruins and the surrounding Cusco region after a review of the threat, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.Full story

U.S. warns citizens of kidnapping risks near Peru's Machu Picchu

LIMA (Reuters) - The United States warned its citizens on Thursday to exercise caution in visiting Peru's famed Machu Picchu ruins through at least the end of the month and restricted State Department personnel from traveling there because of the threat of kidnappings. Full story

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FILE PHOTO OF INCA CITADEL RUINS MACHU PICCHU IN CUSCO.
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Tourists visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cuzco August 21, 2012. REUTERS/Claudia Daut