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Demonstration Alert: State of Emergency Extended in Certain Parts of Peru
U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru – February 6, 2023
February 6, 2023




The Peruvian government announced states of emergency in effect in Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, Apurimac, Arequipa, Moquegua, and Tacna are extended for another 60 days effective February 5, 2023.  A curfew remains in effect in Puno from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. through February 15.  The state of emergency for Lima and the province of Callao also remains in effect until February 15.  Please follow all relevant laws and directions from law enforcement officials.

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.

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