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Interested in Being a Diplomat? Take the Foreign Service Officer Test (August 26, 2015)

The next opportunity to join the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) will be on October 2015!  The computer-based Foreign Service Officer exam will be offered in Lima on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 6 and the morning of Wednesday, October 7, 2015. For detailed information on pursuing a career in the ...
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Protest and Large Public Gathering Planned in Iquitos on August 25 (August 24, 2015)

The Embassy has received reports of a planned protest in Iquitos on August 25, 2015, which may attract several thousand participants; some estimates range as high as 6000. A public gathering on this scale may cause traffic jams or transportation disruptions, and may also pose personal security risks for non-participants in the vicinity. Travelers with ...
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Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Mountains to close for month of maintenance in 2016 (August 20, 2015)

Peruvian officials have announced that trails to Huayna Picchu Mountain and Machu Picchu Mountain will undergo maintenance work during the month of April 2016.  Access to Huayna Picchu Mountain will be suspended from April 1st through the 15th, and to Machu Picchu Mountain from April 16th through the 30th.  It is expected that other sections ...
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