Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
- Lima Metropolitan Area
- Plaza San Martin, Lima Central, Lima
- Plaza Dos de Mayo, Lima Central, Lima
Event: Protests in Lima (April 7, 2022)
Protesters are scheduled to begin gathering today, April 7, at 10:00 a.m. throughout the Lima metropolitan area. At 1:00 p.m., protesters are scheduled to begin marching towards downtown Lima’s Plaza Dos de Mayo and Plaza San Martin. Heavy police presence, road closures, and heavy traffic are anticipated in these areas. Avoid these areas as protests and demonstrations can be unpredictable and quickly turn violent.
Actions to take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Keep a low profile.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens: https://pe.usembassy.gov/
- U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
Avenida La Encalada 1615
Santiago de Surco 15023, Lima
- State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
- Peru Country Information
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