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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru   
January 18, 2023

Location:  Lima, Peru

Event:  Demonstrations and Possible Movement Disruptions (January 18, 2023)  


Protests and demonstrations are expected to take place in Lima on January 19.  Please exercise increased caution and do not approach demonstrators.  U.S. citizens should avoid crowds and follow the instructions of local authorities.


Actions to Take:

  • Avoid ​crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Do not interfere with or attempt to circumvent roadblocks.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Follow traffic police instructions.
  • Comply with instructions from the Peruvian National Police and local authorities.
  • Register in STEP ( https://step.state.gov/) 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





Consular Agency Cusco

Avenida El Sol 449, Cusco




State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Peru Country Information

U.S. Embassy’s COVID-19 Webpage

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