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"Unsupported and ignored": Texans stuck in Peru say their government abandoned them

Texans marooned there after the country closed its borders described a harrowing ordeal trying to find a plane ticket out. The U.S. government is trying to repatriate them.

Sailors with the Peruvian Navy stand guard outside Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima after the government closed the country's borders in response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease. March 17, 2020.
Stranded travelers at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru on March 16, 2020.
From left, Jonathan Du and Dan West during their trip in Peru. Du is currently stuck in Peru as a result of border closures from the recent COVID-19 outbreak.

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