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There are close to 5,000 Americans stranded in Peru, and lawmakers are pressuring the State Department to repatriate them back to the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Embassy in Lima told Fox News on Wednesday that 700 Americans departed Peru for the U.S. on an overnight flight Monday, only slight progress since the international airport located in the country’s capital city closed to stop the spread of the virus.
Still, the Americans stuck in Peru since COVID-19 forced the government to shut the…