NAMRU-6 Iquitos, Peru, Embassy Auction

POC: Logan Ortlieb; logan.a.ortlieb2.mil@mail.mil. Items for sale: Various laboratory and computer equipment. Laptops, Refrigerators, Centrifuge, etc. (full listing and photos available upon request). Viewing time of items in Iquitos: Monday, July 9th at NAMRU Iquitos facility. Time of proposals to the embassy: Tuesday, July 10th from 08:00AM to 12:00PM. Embassy employee entrance on Avendia Lima Polo. ...
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The United States and Peru sign Memorandum of Understanding on the Exchange of Terrorist Screening Information

Lima, June 19, 2018 – The United States Ambassador to Peru, Krishna R. Urs, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, Ambassador Néstor Popolizio, signed a memorandum of understanding today between the Government of the Republic of Peru and the Government of the United States on the exchange of terrorist screening Information. The signing ...
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43 Peace Corps Volunteers Take Oath of Office

Forty-three new Peace Corps Volunteers took their oaths of office June 7, 2018 at a ceremony held at the Peace Corps Training Center in Chaclacayo, Peru.  They will go to rural and suburban areas of the regions of Áncash, Amazonas, Cajamarca, La Libertad, Junín, and Pasco, increasing the number of Peace Corps Volunteers throughout Peru ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Participation in the Organization of American States General Assembly

Secretary Pompeo participated today in the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in Washington, D.C. with foreign ministers and senior representatives of other OAS member states. As the OAS celebrates the 70th anniversary of its charter, member states took stock of the important work the OAS has accomplished to advance hemispheric peace, security, human ...
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Statement By Secretary Pompeo: LGBTI Pride Month

The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. In many parts of the world, LGBTI individuals and their supporters continue to face violence, arrest, harassment and intimidation for ...
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Statement By Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Mother’s Day Violence in Nicaragua

The United States condemns the Nicaraguan government’s violent response to peaceful Mother’s Day marches in Managua and other cities yesterday, including assaults on mothers mourning their children killed since protests began April 18.  The United States also condemns the beatings of journalists and attacks against local TV and radio stations. The international community and the citizens ...
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Statement by Scretary Pompeo: An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20. This so-called “election” is an attack on constitutional order and an affront to Venezuela’s tradition of democracy. Until the Maduro regime restores a democratic path in Venezuela through free, fair, and transparent elections, the government faces isolation from the international ...
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Meet Mike Pompeo, the new Secretary of State

Few Americans possess a resume as varied as that of Mike Pompeo: first in his class at West Point, an editor of the Harvard Law Review, entrepreneur, congressman and director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Add a new line to that resume: America’s chief diplomat. Pompeo, 54, was sworn in 26 April 2018 as the ...
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Readout of Vice President Mike Pence’s meeting with President Martín Vizcarra of Peru

Vice President Mike Pence met today with Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra to discuss the strong partnership between the two countries. Vice President Pence thanked him for hosting the Summit of the Americas in Lima and underscored the need for countries in the region to work together to bring democracy back to the great people of Venezuela.  The ...
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International Wildlife Day: “Big cats, predators under threat”

The U.S Embassy in Lima, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Agriculture, the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), the National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR), the Municipality of Surco and the nonprofit organization Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) celebrated International Wildlife Day on March 3, a day proclaimed by the ...
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Winners of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Competition

California State University, San Marcos Partners: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima Species Conservation through Innovative Practices in U.S.A and Perú  California State University and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos will partner to enhance the academic experience of students in the U.S. and Perú through joint research on wildlife biology and public outreach ...
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Defending Democracy in Venezuela

Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson February 14, 2018 We support the decision of Peru, as the host of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, to withdraw its invitation to President Maduro of Venezuela.  Peru’s decision was made with the support of the Lima Group, which upheld the high democratic standard for Summit participation. The United ...
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Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela

The United States denounces the decision by Venezuela’s National Electoral Council to unilaterally advance presidential elections without guarantees to ensure free, fair, and internationally-validated elections. These elections do not have the agreement of all political parties and limit the ability of individuals to run in the election. By denying participation in the electoral process, the ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s Foreign Policy puts America First

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 30, 2018 “As we rebuild America’s strength and confidence at home, we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad.” – President Donald J. Trump CHARTING A NEW COURSE: President Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy is putting the interests and security of the ...
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Secretary Tillerson to Travel to Austin, Mexico City, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Lima, Bogotá, and Kingston

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Austin, Texas, and then to Mexico City, Mexico; Bariloche and Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Perú; Bogotá, Colombia; and Kingston, Jamaica on February 1-7. The Secretary will engage with regional partners to promote a safe, prosperous, energy secure, and democratic hemisphere. Throughout his travel, Secretary Tillerson will ...
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Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson

The United States strongly rejects the call by Venezuela’s illegitimate Constituent Assembly for snap presidential elections before April 30.  This vote would be neither free nor fair. It would only deepen, not help resolve, national tensions. It would not reflect the will of the Venezuelan people, and would be seen as undemocratic and illegitimate in ...
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President Trump Announces National Security Strategy

President Donald J. Trump Announces a National Security Strategy to Advance America’s Interests   NATIONAL SECURITY & DEFENSE Issued on: December 18, 2017 A NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY FOR A NEW ERA: Less than a year after taking office, President Donald J. Trump is unveiling a new National Security Strategy that sets a positive strategic direction for the United States ...
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Ambassador Urs swears in 43 new Peace Corps Volunteers

Ambassador Krishna R. Urs swore in 43 new Peace Corps Volunteers, who will live and work for the next two years in Peru and work on community development projects. The new group will be part of the almost 170 Peace Corps volunteers who work in ten Peruvian regions, and will be assigned to the regions ...
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Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2018

The United States Embassy in Lima invites Peruvian cultural institutions to submit proposals to the 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation contest, which opens two calls for proposals this year:  one for projects requesting funds between $24,000 and $174,000, and another for projects that request funds from $200,000 to $979,000.  Each call has its own ...
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Venezuela: Illegitimate Parallel Institutions

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson October 19, 2017 The United States condemns the Venezuelan government’s latest anti-democratic action: requiring newly elected governors to submit to the illegitimate Constituent Assembly to be sworn into office. The use of this illegitimate, parallel institution to take over ...
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Ambassador-Designate Urs arrives in Peru

On October 18, the Embassy welcomed our new Ambassador-Designate, Krishna “Kris” Urs, and the Embassy staff took the opportunity to give him a team T-shirt to cheer for Peru’s national soccer team. Ambassador-Designate Urs first visited Peru in 1979, traveling through various regions of the country with his university friends in Quito, and returned to ...
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Ambassador Nichols and Peru’s Minister of Culture Announce Winning Cultural Patrimony Project

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and Peru’s Minister of Culture Salvador del Solar announced that the winning project for the State Department’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2017 is the proposal submitted by the Ministry of Culture for the preservation of an Ichma culture pyramid at the Mangomarca archaeological site in San Juan de Lurigancho. ...
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Meet the 15 Peruvian entrepreneurs selected for YLAI 2017

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the Peruvian Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) 2017 Fellows cohort. The YLAI program demonstrates the United States’ commitment to increased trade and investment in the region. These programs, in the words of Vice President Mike Pence, “bring even more of our business culture of entrepreneurship and ...
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Ambassador Nichols visits Chankillo observatory

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols visited the 13 towers of Chankillo, the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, winner of the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2016 for $125,000.  The project was selected from a field of around thirty projects for the preservation of Peruvian cultural heritage. The Ambassador’s visit came as part of the ...
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On the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 11, 2017   Today we remember the victims of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, and honor the heroes who valiantly saved many lives that day, even sacrificing their own. Their courage on that day remains an example of the character of the ...
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Peruvian-American Bi-National Center Convention

Deputy Chief of Mission Mark Wells attended the 23rd Convention of Bi-National Centers in Tarapoto, San Martín, to meet with more than 100 leaders and representatives from Peruvian-American Institutes and Cultural Centers, to promote the strategic alliance that exists between these institutions and the U.S. Government. The Peruvian-American Institutes and Cultural Centers, also known as ...
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De-centralization in Peru

Amb. Brian A. Nichols shared the main accomplishments of 15 years of the de-centralization process in Peru with regional governments, ministers, and representatives from the Presidential Council of Ministers, and delivered a toolkit and lessons learned to government representatives. Minister of Environment Elsa Galarza represented the Council of Ministers and expressed gratitude to the U.S. ...
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Peruvian Google designer visits Lima, Tarapoto, and Iquitos

Yuraki Urasaki works at Google as a Senior Manager of Personal UX (User Experience.) She leads the UX teams working on educational products for teachers and students, as well as innovative technology products that combine hardware and software for interactive use. Ms. Urasaki led sessions on UX user-focused design at SENATI in the Cercado de ...
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Visa myths

Before starting your non-immigrant visa application, we suggest reviewing the following “visa myths” that we published on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.  Remember that the U.S. Embassy is the only official source of information on visas to the U.S. Applicants for non-immigrant visas (B1/B2) do not necessarily need to speak English to obtain a visa.  ...
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Criminalizing Dissent in Venezuela

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 30, 2017   The United States condemns the call by Venezuela’s illegitimate Constituent Assembly for trials of the political opposition, including members of the democratically-elected legislature, on charges of treason and alleged involvement in Venezuela’s economic crisis. Venezuela’s economic situation is the result of the misguided ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Venezuela

Today, Nicolas Maduro requested a phone call with President Donald J. Trump. Since the start of this Administration, President Trump has asked that Maduro respect Venezuela’s constitution, hold free and fair elections, release political prisoners, cease all human rights violations, and stop oppressing Venezuela’s great people. The Maduro regime has refused to heed this call, ...
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Venezuela’s Illegitimate National Constituent Assembly

The United States considers the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly the illegitimate product of a flawed process designed by the Maduro dictatorship to further its assault on democracy. The process was rigged from the start, from the irregular manner in which the election was decreed to the government’s refusal to permit voters to object to plans ...
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Treasury Sanctions the President of Venezuela

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13692, which authorizes sanctions against current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela and others undermining democracy in Venezuela.  These sanctions come a day after the Maduro government ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson: Peruvian Independence Day

On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the people of Peru on the 196th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Peru enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship based on the shared values of democracy, security, and human rights.  We share an agenda to promote economic prosperity and strengthening the ties between our two ...
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An Unequivocal Message From the People of Venezuela

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC   July 17, 2017 The United States applauds the courage and determination of Venezuelans who exercised their rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly in defense of their democracy on July 16. Yesterday’s vote was a massive repudiation of the proposed National Constituent Assembly, which ...
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Equipment Donation for Firefighters

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols, accompanied by Peru’s First Lady Nancy Lange and the Director of Operations for the Volunteer Firefighter Corps of Peru, Brigadier Fernando Campos, presented 30 firefighting suits and 30 pairs of boots valued at approximately $45,000 to the volunteer firefighters of El Callao, Chosica, and Santa Anita. The U.S. Southern Command Humanitarian ...
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4th of July Celebration

Ambassador Nichols hosted a diplomatic reception to celebrate U.S. Independence Day at his residence on July 5.  The Ambassador and his wife Geri Kam received Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, his wife Nancy Lange, Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna, representatives of the Peruvian government, the business sector, and civil society, as well as members of the ...
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Peruvian Students to Attend Science Camp

Peruvian students Liseth Curasi of Cusco, Natalie Valdivia of Arequipa, Pamela Gómez of Cusco, Manuel Chirinos of Callao, William Aguilar of Cusco, and Luiz Nizama of Callao received scholarships from the U.S. Embassy in Peru to attend the Institute of the Americas Science Camp from July 9-22 at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

Ridding the world of human trafficking In releasing the  2017 Trafficking in Persons report , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called  human trafficking  “one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time.” The report assesses trafficking in 187 countries, including the United States, and emphasizes the need to hold traffickers accountable and prosecute them. Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump, ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru to discuss bilateral and regional issues. President Trump discussed with President Kuczynski the new United States policy on Cuba. The two leaders affirmed the strong bilateral relationship between the United States and Peru. They also discussed the terrible situation in Venezuela
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Ambassador Nichols congratulates Peruvian cadets

Ambassador Brian Nichols recognized two Peruvian cadets on June 16 on their admission to the Class of 2021 at service academies in the United States, and congratulated their parents and family members. Peruvian Naval cadet César Villalobos Mendoza was accepted to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and Peruvian Air Force Officer School ...
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2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 7, 2017 In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom. We also recognize ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Call with UK Prime Minister May

President Donald J. Trump spoke with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom today. The President offered his condolences for the brutal terror attacks on June 3 in central London.  He praised the heroic response of police and other first responders and offered the full support of the United States Government in investigating and ...
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Ambassador Nichols announces more humanitarian aid

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols announced new humanitarian assistance from the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) to benefit 6,000 residents of La Libertad and Lambayeque regions of Peru. The Ambassador stated, “We are proud to collaborate in these efforts.  Our countries are allies and we stand together.”  He made ...
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Aerospace Engineer Jackelynne Silva from Cusco, a Flight Controller for NASA, will talk with students in Cusco, Puno and Lima

Jackelynne is 31 years old, has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpretation from Rutgers University, a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Science from Embry-Riddle and a Master of Science from Georgia Tech, and has worked as an engineer for NASA in ...
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Acting USAID Administrator Wade Warren visits Peru

Acting Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Wade Warren visited Peru May 10-12 to meet with government authorities and advance USAID’s work in helping Peru to take on illicit activities and promote sustainable and inclusive development. On May 11, Acting Administrator Warren and U.S. Ambassador to Peru Brian A. Nichols met ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru to address the deteriorating political and economic crisis in Venezuela. President Trump underscored that the United States will work together with Peru in seeking to improve democratic institutions and help the people of Venezuela. President Kuczynski expressed his gratitude for President Trump’s ...
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Peruvian athletes participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy Program

Ten young female runners from the regions of Junín, Cusco, La Libertad, San Martín, and Lima are participating in the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy Program that begins April 27 in Washington DC and Virginia, in partnership with George Mason University.  These accomplished athletes from the Peruvian Athletics Federation are Deysi Chocca, Marilu Minaya, ...
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Peruvian entrepreneur Moisés Salazar was honored with the Emerging Young Leaders Award

On May 4, 2017 the U.S. Department of State honored a group of extraordinary young leaders with the Emerging Young Leaders Award. These inspiring youth from around the world were recognized for their tenacity and courage to promote conflict resolution and prevent violence in their communities. Among other achievements, this year’s group has been instrumental ...
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Representatives from Peruvian and U.S. universities participated in a workshop to promote the Innovation Fund for “100,000 Strong in the Americas”

Today, more than 90 representatives from Peruvian and U.S. universities and the Peruvian Ministry of Education participated in a workshop organized by U.S. Embassy Lima to promote the Innovation Fund for “100,000 Strong in the Americas”.  This initiative has the goal of increasing the number of students from Latin America and the Caribbean studying in ...
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The U.S. supports humanitarian assistance and disaster response in Peru

The United States has allocated nearly $3,300,000 to support the Peruvian government-led flood relief efforts during the flooding and mudslides that occurred in March and April 2017. The USAID Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) sent technical experts to Peru to carry out damage assessments and humanitarian needs, and to assist in coordinating the delivery ...
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Apply and learn more about eligibility requirements for YLAI 2017

Find out more about this exciting program to help young leaders in the Western Hemisphere build brighter futures. What is it? The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative, or YLAI, is the United States’ premier exchange program in the hemisphere. Launched in 2016, YLAI provides 250 fellowships each year to enable Latinos — from Latin America, the Caribbean ...
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United States Embassy donates equipment to Callao Police Department

The United States Ambassador to Peru, Brian A. Nichols, delivered a large donation of computer equipment, software, and furniture to the Callao Police Department for Emergency Central 105. In addition, vehicles and motorcycles were donated to four police stations. Deputy Minister of Public Security, Ricardo Valdés, and director general of the National Police, Police Chief ...
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Presidential Proclamation on Women’s History Month

We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in our history, as well as those unsung women heroes of our ...
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Here’s President Trump’s first address to Congress

President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we ...
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru

President Donald J. Trump met today with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru to discuss ways to deepen the close collaboration between the United States and Peru.  President Trump underscored the continued United States commitment to expanding trade and investment ties with Peru and others in the Asia-Pacific region. The leaders reiterated the two countries’ ...
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Learn about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, a globe-trotting oil executive and engineer, is the new U.S. secretary of state and chief foreign affairs adviser to President Trump. He was confirmed February 1 as the 69th secretary of state, a position first held by Thomas Jefferson and most recently by John Kerry. Five predecessors won the Nobel Peace Prize. Rex Wayne ...
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President Trump’s inaugural address

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ...
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Puruchuco Museum presents results of 2014 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation project

Ambassador Nichols and Vice Minister of Culture Ana Castillo presented the results of the winning project for the 2014 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) at the Museo de Sitio Arturo Jiménez Borja in Puruchuco.  The AFCP funding supported the registration, conservation, and appropriate storage of ceramics, textiles, metals, and funerary bundles. Ambassador Javier León Olavarría, General Director for Cultural ...
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Exchange Program: Study of the U.S. Institute for Higher Education Scholars

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of the Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance ...
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Exchange Program: Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators

The Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators (Teachers) is an intensive post-graduate level academic program with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign secondary educators the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of the Institute is to strengthen curricula and to enhance ...
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Ambassador Brian Nichols congratulates efforts to eradicate illicit coca

The United states is proud to partner with Peru in a comprehensive, integrated counter-narcotics strategy which ranges from eradication and alternative development to interdiction and drug demand reduction.  The Peruvian Ministry of Interior eradication agency – CORAH surpassed for the third consecutive year its eradication goals, having eradicated this year 30,150 hectares of illicit coca. ...
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Trump visits White House to meet Obama

In a cordial beginning to their transfer of power, President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House on November 10. Obama called the 90-minute meeting “excellent.” His successor said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president’s “counsel.” Obama said to Trump, “We now are going to want to do everything we ...
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Donald Trump: America’s next president

U.S. voters have elected Republican Donald J. Trump as their 45th president, putting into the White House a businessman who promised to use his financial know-how to help Americans improve their standard of living. The real estate magnate defeated former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who had hoped to be the first woman president. Accepting victory early ...
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250 Latin American and Caribbean young business and social entrepreneurs will meet in YLAI Closing Summit

U.S. government, private sector and civil society leaders will meet with 250 Latin American and Caribbean young business and social entrepreneurs from November 9-11 at the Closing Summit of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program. President Obama launched the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative in April 2015 to expand ...
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Thirteen Peruvians are part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

Thirteen young Peruvian leaders will travel to the United States to take part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) created by President Barack Obama in 2015. The entrepreneurs and business –people that will be part of the first generation of YLAI are Alexandra Cáceres, Carlos Casiano, Álvaro Concha, Luz Delgado, Rosario Díaz, ...
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Solar Observatory at Chankillo wins the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols announced the winner of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016:  the project presented by World Monuments Fund for the preservation of the 13 towers of Chankillo, in Áncash región. This ceremonial center, located in the Valley of Casma, is over 2,300 years old. The tops of its towers measure the ...
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator visits Peru

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, completed a visit to Peru that included meetings to support initiatives for environmental protection. In Chincha, Administrator McCarthy participated in the launch of the “Trash Free Waters” Program, an effort of the EPA and international partners to reduce and prevent the entry of debris into the watersheds, coastal waters and the ...
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43 new Peace Corps volunteers will start working in Peru

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols swore in 43 new volunteers as Peace Corps Volunteers in Peru at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence. They will travel to rural and semi-rural areas in Piura, Ancash, Amazonas, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Cajamarca and Junín regions and will strengthen the Peace Corps mission in Peru, which has more than 200 Peace Corps ...
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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ...
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U.S Embassy Lima Air Quality Monitor

The U.S. Embassy has an air quality monitor to measure PM 2.5 particulates as an indication of the air quality on the Embassy compound located in the Surco district of Lima. Pollutants such as particle pollution are linked to a number of significant health effects — and those effects are likely to be more severe ...
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2016 Air Quality Monitor Strategy

In early February, the U.S. Embassy in Lima installed an air quality monitor close to the employee entrance (CAC-2). The monitor will generate real-time measurements of particulate matter on the Embassy compound. PM2.5, or “fine” particulate, poses a greater health risk than other common pollutants because the smaller particles penetrate more deeply into the respiratory ...
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U.S. Embassy Replaces Security Message to U.S. Citizens

Lima, 6 de marzo del 2013.- La Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Lima informa que la alerta de seguridad emitida el 13 de febrero del 2013 sobre una potencial amenaza de secuestro contra ciudadanos estadounidenses en el Cusco, ha sido reemplazada por un nuevo mensaje. Este nuevo mensaje levanta la restricción sobre los viajes ...
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