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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Secretary Tillerson’s Welcome Remarks to Employees

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, good morning, all. We apologize for being late. It seemed that this year’s prayer breakfast, people felt the need to pray a little longer. (Laughter.) But I certainly welcomed them all, so – thank you for such a warm reception. And it’s a pleasure to be here, obviously. I’ve been anxious to ...
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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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Dr. Thomas Lovejoy visited Peru

U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Thomas Lovejoy was in Peru January 8-13.  Known as the “father of biodiversity,” Dr. Lovejoy is a world-renowned authority on environmental issues.  For more than 45 years, he has worked on issues involving the Amazon with entities like National Geographic and the Smithsonian Institution. During his stay in Peru, Dr. Lovejoy ...
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U.S. Embassy Lima provides scholarships to 10 students of Colegio de Alto Rendimiento (COAR)

U.S. Embassy Lima provided scholarships to Saúl Bernaola, Helya Coronado, Luis de la Cruz, Ruth Escalante, Jhosep Gutiérrez, Bryam Leyva, Luz Limaco, Angel Quispe, Betsy Ochoa y Jhon Roca, all students at the Colegio de Alto Rendimiento de Ayacucho (High-Performance School of Ayacucho), to participate in the English Camp program that will take place at ...
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United States and Peru Advance Actions to Strengthen Environmental Protection and Combat Illegal Logging

On November 3-4, 2016, the Governments of Peru and the United States convened the sixth meetings of the Environmental Affairs Council (EAC) and the Environmental Cooperation Commission (ECC), and the eighth meeting of the Sub-Committee on Forest Sector Governance in Lima. The meetings focused on implementation of the environmental provisions of the Peru – United ...
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