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Ambassador Urs celebrates International Women’s Day in Tacna

U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna R. Urs hosted a reception at the Tacna Binational Center (Centro Cultural Peruano Norteamericano de Tacna) to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Tacna Provincial Mayor Julio Medina Castro, Tacna Binational Center President of the Board of Directors Mauricio Pérez-Wicht San Román, “Thunderbird for Good” Director for Latin America Cindy Yeager, and ...
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United States Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country

Today, Vice President Pence announced that the United States is providing nearly $56 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the regional response for the nearly 3.4 million Venezuelans who have fled Venezuela due to the political and economic crisis caused by Nicolas Maduro. This assistance complements the aid that the United States and its ...
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The United States Sanctions Governors of Venezuelan States Aligned with Maduro

Today, the United States took action against four governors aligned with the illegitimate Maduro regime who prevented desperately needed international humanitarian assistance from entering Venezuela and/or engaged in corruption to the detriment of the Venezuelan people, in some cases involving human rights violations. Sanctions were imposed on the governors of the states of Zulia: Omar ...
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Did You Not Get Your February 2019 Payment?

If you have not received your February 2019 payment, it may be because the SSA did not timely receive your Foreign Enforcement Questionnaire. In order to reinstate the benefits you must take the following actions: Complete the  SSA-7162 form (PDF-156KB) if: you receive payments in your own name. Complete the  SSA-7161 form  (PDF-484KB) if: you receive payments through a representative payee. ...
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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Location: near or in the regions of Ancash, Arequipa, Cusco, Junín, La Libertad, Lima, Moquegua, and Pasco. Event:  PROMPERU and DIRCETUR are reporting that travel in many regions of Peru has been negatively impacted by recent heavy rains. Travel may continue to be affected throughout the rainy season which usually ends March 31. Due to ...
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