The United States Embassy Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs cooperates with the Villa El Salvador Police Station

In an official ceremony, the director of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the United States Embassy in Peru, Charles Sewall, delivered to the Minister of Interior, Alfonso Chávarry, the donation of vehicles, equipment and audiovisual material for the implementation of the Villa El Salvador Family Police Station (VES) in Lima, to …

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The United States grants $100,000 to contribute to the remediation of the Oil Spill in Callao

In response to the oil spill in Peruvian coastal waters, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a $100,000 grant to the Peruvian environmental fund, “Profonanpe”, to work with the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (SERNANP), the National Forestry and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) and with the Peruvian NGO community …

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The Embassy of the United States congratulates 32 officers of the Peruvian Police who completed the FBI course Crisis and Hostage Negotiation

The Embassy of the United States, through its offices the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), organized a training course “Crisis and Hostage Negotiation” dictated by four FBI instructors to 32 officers from various specialized units of the National Police of Peru (PNP). The United States reaffirms …

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The United States supports Peru in the implementation of the first Postgraduate School in Criminal Investigation of the National Police

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Programs in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Heide Fulton inaugurated 20 recently renovated classrooms with modern educational material, which will implement the first Postgraduate School in Criminal Investigation of the National Police of Peru, in the district of Puente Piedra. The Minister of …

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The United States supports Peru’s efforts to improve transparency in the judicial system to strengthen democracy

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Programs in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Heide Fulton participated in the inauguration of the equipment donated to the Judiciary to support Peru’s efforts to improve transparency in the judicial system. Peru and the United States share the objective of combating crime that …

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The United States donates oxygen generating plants to Peru to face the third wave of COVD-19

—– Together in the fight against COVID-19 —– The United States Government donated eight oxygen generating plants to Peru to support in the fight against COVID-19. With an investment of approximately $1,300,000 dollars, each of the eight new oxygen plants has the capacity to produce 4.8 cubic meters of oxygen per hour, to strengthen and …

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COVID-19: new oxygen plant inaugurated to face the third wave in Trujillo

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in alliance with the NGO Socios En Salud (SES), donated a new medicinal oxygen generating plant which will be installed at the Belén Hospital in Trujillo. The new plant will benefit more than 36,000 COVID-19 patients throughout the region. This investment of approximately US$ 100,000.00 hasthe capacity …

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Peruvians receive training in forest carbon management to strengthen forest conservation

The joint effort of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) granted 91 scholarships to environmental professionals from 13 regions of Peru, in a prestigious course at Michigan State University, about the effects of climate change and forest carbon management. The selected professionals represent the public and …

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Peruvian teams developing video games win world contest related to the protection and conservation of cultural heritage

First and third place go to Peru! The Peruvian team that developed the video game “Purunmachu” won first place in the “Cultural Heritage Game Jam,” a contest organized by the Office of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. The team is made up of developers from Peru, Sweden and Iran. …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with President of the Peruvian Congress María del Carmen Alva

For Immediate Release​​​​​​ READOUT November 11, 2021 Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with President of the Peruvian Congress María del Carmen Alva The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Peruvian Congress President María del Carmen Alva Prieto today in Lima, Peru.  Deputy Secretary Sherman and Congress President Alva reiterated the importance of the United States …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Peruvian President Castillo

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release November 11, 2021 Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Peruvian President Castillo The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met virtually with Peruvian President Pedro Castillo today from Lima, Peru, while the President was visiting rural communities …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Peruvian Foreign Minister Maúrtua

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release​​​​​​ November 10, 2021 Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Peruvian Foreign Minister Maúrtua The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with Peruvian Foreign Minister Óscar Maúrtua today in Lima, Peru.  Deputy Secretary Sherman and Foreign Minister Maúrtua discussed opportunities for progress under the Build Back Better World Initiative, how the United States and Peru can work together to address the climate crisis, and our …

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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Travel to Uruguay and Peru

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 5, 2021 In Montevideo from November 7-9, Deputy Secretary Sherman will meet with senior government officials to discuss continued efforts to advance democratic governance and human rights in the region; reinforce U.S.-Uruguay economic, security, and counternarcotics cooperation; discuss climate and environmental protection issues; and engage on other matters reflecting the important U.S.-Uruguay …

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The Ambassador’s Fund for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage opens two calls this year

The Embassy of the United States of America in Peru is pleased to invite institutions in the country to participate in the two calls for the Ambassador’s Fund for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage this year. The projects must be related to the conservation and protection of the cultural heritage of Peru, prioritizing the impact …

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The United States supports Peru in obtaining the ISO 37001-Anti-Bribery Management System certification

The United States Ambassador, Lisa Kenna, accompanied the President of the Judiciary, Supreme Judge Elvia Barrios, in a virtual ceremony to celebrate the ISO 37001-Anti-Bribery Management System certification granted to the Executive Council and the Permanent Supreme Criminal Chamber.  The President of the Judicial Integrity Commission, Supreme Judge Mariem de la Rosa, also participated in …

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Ambassador of the United States visits Huacas de Moche Museum, winner of the Ambassador’s Fund for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage 2020

Ambassador of the United States, Lisa Kenna, visited the museum and archaeological site Huacas del Sol y de la Luna, winner of the contest for the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation of 2020, with an amount of $172,000 dollars. During her first visit, Ambassador Kenna congratulated the general director Ricardo Morales, for 30 years of …

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The United States donates four mobile hospitals to Peru to serve 160 hospitalized patients

Today, the Ambassador of the United States, Lisa Kenna delivered to Peru a U.S. Southern Command donation of four mobile emergency hospitals, with 40 beds each, and with the capacity to attend 80 patients per day. The mobile hospitals are especially important in saving lives throughout the country, including the most remote areas, throughout the …

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Peru’s Independence Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 28, 2021 On behalf of the United States and the American people, I send our best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate the 200th anniversary of your independence. The values we share and our commitment to democracy, equitable economic growth, respect for diversity, educational …

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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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