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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations in Lima on December 2
U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru – December 1, 2023
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December 1, 2023

Location:

Lima, Peru

Event:

Peruvians protesting recent governmental corruption allegations are planning demonstrations on Saturday, December 2 in Lima.  A demonstration is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at Plaza San Martin in Central Lima.

Protesters may block main thoroughfares in Lima.  While the demonstrations are intended to be peaceful, past demonstrations have turned violent and have involved clashes between protesters and police and/or among supporters of rival political parties or groups.  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid all areas of demonstrations.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Comply with instructions from the Peruvian National Police and local authorities.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Enroll in STEP to receive alerts and messaging from the U.S. Embassy in Lima.

For Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
    Avenida La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n
    Santiago de Surco 15023, Lima
    +51-1-618-2000
    LimaACS@state.gov
    https://pe.usembassy.gov
  • U.S. Consular Agency Cusco
    Avenida El Sol 449
    Cusco
    CuscoACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
  • Peru Country Information
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