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U.S. House of Representatives Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) led a delegation of members of Congress to Lima, Peru

U.S. House of Representatives Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) led a delegation of members of Congress to Lima, Peru, November 10-12. During the visit, the members met with leadership from the U.S. Embassy in Lima for a discussion of the Mission’s priorities: support Peru’s aspirations for regional and global leadership; build Peru’s institutional capacity to ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru – October 1, 2019

Location: Lima, Peru Event: The Embassy is aware of the possibility of demonstrations throughout the country and is monitoring the situation. Demonstrations last night were largely peaceful. Access to certain areas may be restricted and there may be a greater police presence. Even nominally peaceful demonstrations and large gatherings have the potential to become unruly ...
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Peru Returns to the Immigrant Diversity Visa Program

The U.S. Department of State announced that the Immigrant Diversity Visa Program for the year 2021 (DV-2021) begins October 2, 2019. Peru is one of the countries eligible to participate in this program . The Department of State will accept applications for potential immigrants based in qualified countries and will issue a total of 50,000 permanent residence visas to those who register and meet the necessary requirements. Application period runs from ...
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Apply for the YLAI Professional Fellows Program 2020

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program is a U.S. Department of State sponsored program that seeks young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in a professional training program in the United States. Entrepreneurs also have the opportunity to enter the YLAI Network, a digital space with professional resources to help them create key contacts and foster positive ...
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Announcement of the Foreign Service Officer Test – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Interested in Being a Diplomat? Take the Foreign Service Officer Test The next opportunity to join the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) will be in October 2019!  The computer-based Foreign Service Officer exam will be offered in Lima on the afternoon of Thursday, October 3, 2019 and the morning of Friday, ...
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