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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations and Consular Agency Operations
U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru – February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023


Cusco, Peru


Demonstrations are expected to continue on February 1 and February 2 in Cusco.  Expect limited transportation within the city of Cusco and anticipate roadblocks will continue to impact mobility outside of the main city.  Protests and roadblocks continue to impact other areas of the country including Puno, Arequipa, Ica, and Madre de Dios, and parts of downtown Lima close to national government buildings.  Exercise increased caution and avoid protests and roadblocks.

The Cusco Consular Agency will remain open as the security situation permits.  For emergencies involving American citizens in Peru, please email at LimaACS@state.gov or call +51-1-618-2000.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Do not interfere with roadblocks
  • 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
  • U.S. Consular Agency Cusco
    Avenida El Sol 449
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
  • Peru Country Information
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