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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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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (August 22, 2019)

Location: Lima, Peru Event:  The Workers General Confederation of Peru (CGTP) has called for a march in Lima, Peru starting at approximately 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon of August 22, 2019 .   Demonstrations are planned to begin in two places.  One group will start in the area of Parque Kennedy, in the district of Miraflores, ...
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U.S. authorities visit Peru to support the return to democracy in Venezuela

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, National Security Advisor John Bolton, and Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams were in Lima to attend the Meeting in Support of Interim President of Venezuela Juan Guaidó, in the framework of the International Conference on Democracy in Venezuela on August 6. The delegation attended a conference focused on ...
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Safety Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – August 7, 2019

Safety Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – August 7, 2019 Location: Archaeological zone of Kuélap, the 6th-century walled settlement in the region of Amazonas, Peru, near the towns of María and Tingo. Event: The Peruvian government ordered the temporary closing of the Kuélap archaeological ruins because of an ongoing forest fire. Actions to ...
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