Safety Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – August 7, 2019

Safety Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – August 7, 2019 Location: Archaeological zone of Kuélap, the 6th-century walled settlement in the region of Amazonas, Peru, near the towns of María and Tingo. Event: The Peruvian government ordered the temporary closing of the Kuélap archaeological ruins because of an ongoing forest fire. Actions to …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – July 23, 2019

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – July 23, 2019 Location: Arequipa, Moquegua, and Tacna regions in southern Peru. Event: iPeru and Canatur report protests against Southern Copper Corporation’s proposed Tía María mine are occurring in the Arequipa and Moquegua regions. Overland transit routes have been blocked: Arequipa to Puno Arequipa to Cusco …

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Volcano/Ash Clouds Alert – U. S. Embassy – Moquegua, Arequipa and Tacna Regions, Peru – July 20, 2019

Volcano/Ash Clouds Alert – U. S. Embassy – Moquegua, Arequipa and Tacna Regions, Peru – July 20, 2019 Location: General Sanchez Cerro (Moquegua), Mariscal Nieto (Moquegua), Candarave (Tacna), Arequipa (Arequipa) Event:  According to Peru’s Geophysics Institute (IGP), Ubinas volcano in Moquegua Region began to erupt around 2:35 a.m. local time, on Friday, July 19. – …

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Travel Advisory: Updated for Peru on July 18, 2019

The Department of State Updated its Travel Advisory for Peru on July 18, 2019. The full text of the new Travel Advisory follows: Peru – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution C T E Exercise increased caution in Peru, due to crime and Pan American / Parapan American Games. Some areas have increased risk. Read the …

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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – May 10, 2019

Location: Coastline of Peru Event: MINCETUR is reporting unusually high tides along Peru’s coastline. To ensure citizens’ safety, Peruvian authorities will take security measures such as the closing of the Costa Verde highway. Actions to Take: Avoid the affected areas and routes. Find alternative routes to your destination. Monitor local media and government agencies, including …

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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Location: near or in the regions of Ancash, Arequipa, Cusco, Junín, La Libertad, Lima, Moquegua, and Pasco. Event:  PROMPERU and DIRCETUR are reporting that travel in many regions of Peru has been negatively impacted by recent heavy rains. Travel may continue to be affected throughout the rainy season which usually ends March 31. Due to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (August 7, 2018)

Location: Cusco, Cusco, Peru Event: PROMPERU (Peruvian Tourism Board, part of Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism) is reporting a transportation strike and related road blocks in the vicinity of the city of Cusco that could last up to two days.  Beginning this morning, entry/exit points to the Sacred Valley, in Poroy and Pisac, are …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (July 24, 2018)

Location: Ricardo Palma Clinic on Javier Prado East 1066, Corpac, San Isidro. Event: The U.S. Embassy in Lima has received reports from Peruvian authorities of explosions at the Ricardo Palma Clinic in San Isidro at 10:12 a.m. this morning.  Peruvian law enforcement has closed the perimeter of the building, to include Calle Ricardo Angulo, Calle …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (May 24, 2018)

  Location: Cusco, Peru   Event: The U.S. Embassy in Lima received reports from Peruvian authorities regarding a strike in Cusco on Thursday, May 24.  The strike is against the rising cost of fuel and gasoline. The Federación Departamental de Trabajadores (FDTC) and other transportation unions are expected to take part.  While local authorities are …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (February 08, 2018)

Location: Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru Event: The Security Alert previously issued on December 19, 2017, has been cancelled and the temporary security measures have been rescinded. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru Avenida La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n Surco, Lima 33, Peru Telephone: (51-1) 618-2000 After-hours emergencies: +511-618-2000 LimaACS@state.gov https://pe.usembassy.gov Lima ACS Facebook page U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco Avenida El Sol 449 …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (January 12, 2018)

Location: Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru Event: We remind U.S. citizens that in response to recent threat information, and until further notice, Embassy personnel are temporarily required to utilize vehicles to commute to and from the Embassy.  Walking, running and bicycling to and from the Embassy are strictly prohibited. Additionally, commercial areas in close proximity …

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