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Tia Maria: Police and protesters currently beating crap out of each other... the main square of Arequipa city. A photo in which some of you may recognize Arequipa cathedral, and many of you will recognize tear gas, from this report:

There are running battles being reported in several spots in the city, too.

Update: plenty of reports now coming through (eg here, Spanish language). Plenty more besides. Plus this photo...

...which has protesters digging up cobblestones in Arequipa city centre for makeshift protection barriers.