Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (August 22, 2019)

Location: Lima, Peru

Event:  The Workers General Confederation of Peru (CGTP) has called for a march in Lima, Peru starting at approximately 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon of August 22, 2019 .   Demonstrations are planned to begin in two places.  One group will start in the area of Parque Kennedy, in the district of Miraflores, and another group will start at the Plaza Dos de Mayo, in Central Lima.  Both groups are scheduled to move to the area of Parque El Olivar in the district of San Isidro.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor the Embassy webpage and the American Citizen Services (ACS) Facebook page for updates.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the area along the route of demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile.
  • Do not participate or resist if you come in contact with demonstrators.
  • Keep friends and family informed of your safety.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru:
Avenida La Encalada Cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Telephone (answered 24 hours): +51-1-618-2000
LimaACS@state.gov
https://pe.usembassy.gov
Lima ACS Facebook page

U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco:
Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Cusco, Peru
Phone: +51 84 231-474
Fax: +51 84 245-102
Email: CuscoACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Peru Country Information
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