500 lifeguards ready for summer 2006


In total 500 life guards are ready to offer their security services
during this summer season in 90 beaches and 35 swimming pools, from the Cruz
Blanca Beach, Ancon in the North to Cerro
Azul Beach,
Cañete in the South.

The Unidad de Salvamento Acuático, who are
specialized in rescue, search and, aquatic operations, in 2004,
saved an estimate of 1,726 lives; mean while, last year an estimate of 1,680
lives were saved from the dangerous waves that are the attraction to the Peruvian