Demonstration Alert: Large political protest against President Castillo – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru (August 1, 2021)

Location: Campo de Marte (Avenida De La Peruanidad), Jesus Maria District, Lima, Peru 

Event: There is a large political protest march against President Castillo scheduled for today, Sunday August 1st, at 3:00pm in the Jesus Maria district of Lima. The police are aware and will be on the scene to escort the protesters and ensure public safety.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid the area.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Monitor the local media for updates.
  • Carry a photo ID.
  • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive updates: https://step.state.gov/

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