Demonstration – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru – June 19, 2019

Location: Lima Metropolitan Area (Plaza 2 de Mayo, Plaza San Martín, Government Palace, and Congress) Arequipa, Cajamarca, Ica, Iquitos, and Ucayali.

Event: Strikes and demonstrations are expected to take place on Thursday, June 20, 2019, throughout the day.  The Confederación General de Trabajadores del Perú (CGTP, the largest trade union federation in Peru), joined by various other worker associations, plans to protest government labor policies recently enacted.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the planned demonstration areas and large crowds.
  • Monitor the Embassy webpage and the American Citizen Services (ACS Facebook) page for updates.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile.
  • Do not participate or resist if you come in contact with protesters.
  • 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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