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Collision in vicinity of Cusco (July 18, 2018)

Location: Ollantaytambo, Peru Event: The U.S. Embassy in Lima has confirmed that two trains collided between Cusco and Machu Picchu during the morning of July 31, 2018. While U.S. citizens were onboard, there are no reports of injuries or fatalities to U.S. citizens. The injured passengers were transported to Cusco-area clinics. Peruvian authorities are working ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on Nicaragua

The United States strongly condemns the ongoing violence in Nicaragua and human rights abuses committed by the Ortega regime in response to protests. After years of fraudulent elections and the regime’s manipulation of Nicaraguan law – as well as the suppression of civil society, opposition parties, and independent media – the Nicaraguan people have taken ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo: Peruvian National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Peru on the anniversary of your independence. Our people share a long-standing friendship that is at the core of our excellent bilateral relationship. Today, we celebrate your country’s rich history, cultural diversity, and democratic values. We look forward to continuing to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (July 24, 2018)

Location: Ricardo Palma Clinic on Javier Prado East 1066, Corpac, San Isidro. Event: The U.S. Embassy in Lima has received reports from Peruvian authorities of explosions at the Ricardo Palma Clinic in San Isidro at 10:12 a.m. this morning.  Peruvian law enforcement has closed the perimeter of the building, to include Calle Ricardo Angulo, Calle ...
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