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Peru's archaeological treasures under threat

Archaeologists say government must do more to protect ancient sites from looters.

Last Modified: 20 May 2013 03:56
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Archaeologists in Peru are calling for the government to do more to protect ancient sites.

They fear that construction projects and looting will deprive future generations of their cultural heritage.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lambayeque in northern Peru.

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