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Thirteen Peruvians are part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

Thirteen young Peruvian leaders will travel to the United States to take part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) created by President Barack Obama in 2015. The entrepreneurs and business –people that will be part of the first generation of YLAI are Alexandra Cáceres, Carlos Casiano, Álvaro Concha, Luz Delgado, Rosario Díaz, ...
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Solar Observatory at Chankillo wins the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols announced the winner of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016:  the project presented by World Monuments Fund for the preservation of the 13 towers of Chankillo, in Áncash región. This ceremonial center, located in the Valley of Casma, is over 2,300 years old. The tops of its towers measure the ...
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Possible Disruption Of Travel To/From Machu Picchu, September 27-29

The Embassy has received reports of several possible strikes scheduled for September 27-29, which could impact transportation through the Sacred Valley and to/from Machu Picchu. During these three days, PeruRail’s standard train services from/to Poroy Station (Cusco) and Urubamba will depart and arrive from Ollantaytambo instead.  Train services to/from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas ...
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator visits Peru

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, completed a visit to Peru that included meetings to support initiatives for environmental protection. In Chincha, Administrator McCarthy participated in the launch of the “Trash Free Waters” Program, an effort of the EPA and international partners to reduce and prevent the entry of debris into the watersheds, coastal waters and the ...
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Appointment Scheduling Begins September 30 for USCIS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) office at the Embassy in Lima is currently open to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is closed on Peruvian and American holidays .  Although you do not presently need an appointment to visit USCIS Lima, beginning September 30, 2016, USCIS will be available to the ...
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