Pop-up shanty town threatens Peru’s Nazca lines

Published on August 17th, 2012 | by Admin

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Squatters have set up 50 shacks along Peru’s ancient Nazca lines.

In Peru, squatters who occupy land for more than a day have the right to a judicial process before eviction, which Alva said can take two to three years.

“The problem is that by then, the site will be destroyed,” she said.

She said she counted 14 pig corals in a recent inspection that also revealed broken bits of Nazca ceramics.

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Story: Mitra Taj, Reuters | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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