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The US’ Lori Berenson is barred from leaving Peru

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Last month, a local TV channel obtained Lori Berenson’s new address and showed video of her home. Her father complained that the act endangered his daughter and said the US Embassy had complained.

Lori “just wants to be a low-profile person and get on with her life and be a good citizen,” Mark Berenson said, adding that he planned to appeal to Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to send his daughter home.

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