President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Peru to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency José Pedro Castillo Terrones

July 27, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Peru to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Pedro Castillo on July 28, 2021, in Lima, Peru. The Honorable Miguel Cardona, United States Secretary of Education, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Peru President-Elect Castillo

Office of the Spokesperson July 26, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Peruvian President-Elect Pedro Castillo and offered congratulations to the people of Peru for an electoral process indicative of a strong and vibrant democracy.  He thanked Peru for its support in addressing the …

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Congratulations to Peru’s President-Elect Pedro Castillo

PRESS STATEMENT ANTHONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 20, 2021 On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of Peru for making their voices heard in free and fair presidential and legislative elections.  We commend the many officials, public servants, and volunteers whose dedication made the vote and certification possible under challenging conditions presented …

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The United States sends second lot of Pfizer vaccines donated to Peru

 —– Together in the fight against COVID-19 —–   Lima, July 7, 2021.- The United States Government sent the second batch of one million Pfizer vaccines donated to Peru to support the fight against COVID-19. Also, the U.S. government donation 65 additional ultra-refrigerators that allow the vaccines to be kept at the appropriate temperatures.   The Deputy Chief …

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The United States donates 2 million Pfizer vaccines to Peru

—– Together in the fight against COVID-19 —–   Lima, June 29, 2021.- The United States Government announced the donation of two million Pfizer vaccines to support Peru in the fight against COVID-19.  Additionally, the U.S. has donated160 ultra-refrigerators that allow the vaccines to be kept at the appropriate temperatures.  The first batch of one million …

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Department Press Briefing – Jalina Porter, Principal Deputy Spokesperson. June 29, 2021

MS PORTER: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining today’s briefing. I have one quick update at the top for you. The United States is donating 2 million Pfizer vaccine doses to Peru as a part of our ongoing solidarity with the people of Peru as they recover from this devastating pandemic. The United States …

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Ambassador of the United States Lisa Kenna participates in ceremony of presentation of the Disc of Echenique

Lima, June 18, 2021.- The United States Ambassador to Peru, Lisa Kenna, participated today in the ceremony presided over by President Francisco Sagasti at the Government Palace in which the “Echenique Disc” was returned to Peru. The disc is an invaluable gold artifact that is recognized as a symbol of the city of Cusco.  The ceremony was …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity to Support Women in the Film Industry 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY LIMA, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION Funding Opportunity Title: Notice of Funding Opportunity to Support Women in the Film Industry Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-LIMA-FY21-NOFO-002 Posted Date: June 7, 2021 Original Closing Date for Application: July 15, 2021 Please refer to detailed review schedules in section IV. Award Floor: $18,000 USD Award Ceiling: $25,000 USD * NOTE: …

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U.S. Southern Command Signs Partnership Agreement with Global Fishing Watch

DORAL, Florida (June 5, 2021) — The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) announced today they have entered into an agreement with the international nonprofit organization, Global Fishing Watch (GFW) to help detect, deter and identify illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Under formal collaboration with SOUTHCOM, GFW will provide public vessel tracking data and open …

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Condolences on the Death of Former UN Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State On behalf of the people of the United States, I extend my deepest condolences on the passing of former UN Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar to his family. Javier Perez de Cuellar was an adept Peruvian statesman and a tenacious advocate for peace. He led the UN for two …

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U.S. Hospital Ship USNS Comfort arrives in Callao to support Peru in treating thousands of patients

The United States Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived at the port of Callao July 8th on a medical assistance mission to provide medical services and surgeries from July 10-14, within the framework of the institutional cooperation agreement between the United States Navy and the Peruvian Ministry of Defense through the Peruvian Navy …

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USS SOMERSET of the United States and BAP Pisco of Peru will carry out joint simulation exercises for rapid response to natural disasters

The United States Navy’s USS Somerset (LPD 25) multipurpose vessel will arrive at the port of Callao to participate in joint exercises to simulate a rapid response to natural disasters, in conjunction with the Peruvian Navy’s recently incorporated multipurpose vessel BAP Pisco (AMP-156).  The joint amphibious landing will take place on the Costa Verde. Approximately …

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