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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – May 10, 2019

Location: Coastline of Peru Event: MINCETUR is reporting unusually high tides along Peru’s coastline. To ensure citizens’ safety, Peruvian authorities will take security measures such as the closing of the Costa Verde highway. Actions to Take: Avoid the affected areas and routes. Find alternative routes to your destination. Monitor local media and government agencies, including ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru May 10, 2019

Locations: Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Puno. Event: Two agricultural unions announced a national strike on Monday, May 13.  To ensure the safety of its passengers, PeruRail will temporarily suspend service from Cusco to Machu Picchu and on PeruRail Titicaca, which connects Cusco with Puno. Actions to Take: Contact your tour agent to make changes accordingly. ...
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U.S. Navy Hospital Ship Returns in Response to Venezuela Regional Crisis

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is scheduled to deploy in June from Naval Station Norfolk to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America to conduct humanitarian medical assistance missions in support of regional partners and in response to the regional impacts of the Venezuela political and economic crisis. During a five-month humanitarian mission, ...
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Ambassador Urs and Embassy cyclists ride in Cañete and Chincha

U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna R. Urs leads a delegation of cyclists from the United States Embassy April 25-26 to celebrate Earth Day, promote sustainable tourism and healthy lifestyles without drugs, and the use of bicycles as an alternative means of transport. The two-day bicycle tour covers almost 60 kilometers and includes cultural heritage sites ...
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Secretary Pompeo concludes visit to South America with a stop in Cúcuta

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo capped four days of travel through South America with a stop in Cúcuta, Colombia, a major entry and transit point for  Venezuelans  fleeing the manmade crisis at home. The secretary, who was joined in Cúcuta by Colombian President Iván Duque and Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez, visited the Center for Transitional Assistance for Migrants, ...
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