Peru airport going ahead despite threat to Machu Picchu

Historians and archeologists say the new airport could damage Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of the Inca civilisation.

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    In Peru, a controversial airport is being built near ancient ruins that critics say could destroy historic landmarks.

    Historians and archaeologists say the new airport could damage Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of the Inca civilisation.

    The government still plans to move forward with the project.

    Mariana Sanchez reports from the town of Chinchero, outside of Cusco.


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