Alert: State of Emergency Extended and Additional Repatriation Flights, Peru (April 23, 2020)
Location: Peru (countrywide)
Event: Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra announced today, April 23, that Peru’s state of emergency and quarantine measures would remain in effect through 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 10. We encourage all U.S. citizens in Peru to comply with the Peruvian government’s quarantine measures and to follow the instructions of Peruvian authorities. Limit your time outside, carry your identification and phone, and remember that use of a facemask is required in public.
Yesterday, United States President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation suspending the entry of immigrants into the United States. This proclamation does not apply to existing lawful permanent residents (LPRs) or spouses and children of U.S. citizens, among some additional exemptions. For the full list of suspension and limitation on entry, please refer to the proclamation at https://bit.ly/2Vvvwdi.
Eastern Airlines is offering two “emergency” repatriation flights from Lima to Miami – one on Wednesday, April 29, and another on Wednesday, May 6. Flights are open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents. Purchase tickets online at https://goeasternair.com, by calling +1 (855) 216-7601, or WhatsApp +52-1-800-953-1800.
Private tour operator Solange Reps notified the U.S. Embassy of a possible charter flight from Lima to Miami on Thursday, April 30. To express interest, please click on this link: https://forms.gle/Ldgy3FxBDEsPPZXZ8. This is not a U.S. Embassy flight, nor is it payable through a U.S. government repatriation loan. Solange Reps will contact interested travelers directly with further details, and may be reached by phone at +1 (786) 387-0000 or +51-952-396-417.
Our team continues its dedicated effort to bring #AmericansHome.
U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
Avenida La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33
State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
U.S. Embassy’s COVID-19 Webpage
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