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Ambassador Urs promoted sports, healthy life and the use of the bycicle in Tarapoto

Ambassador Krishna Urs led a bicycle tour that covered almost 90 kilometers and included locations that are successful examples of alternative development in the San Martin Region. In the following images we can see the stops and visits he made as he passed through the “Ciudad de las Palmeras” (“City of Palm Trees”). August 9 ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (August 7, 2018)

Location: Cusco, Cusco, Peru Event: PROMPERU (Peruvian Tourism Board, part of Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism) is reporting a transportation strike and related road blocks in the vicinity of the city of Cusco that could last up to two days.  Beginning this morning, entry/exit points to the Sacred Valley, in Poroy and Pisac, are ...
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Collision in vicinity of Cusco (July 18, 2018)

Location: Ollantaytambo, Peru Event: The U.S. Embassy in Lima has confirmed that two trains collided between Cusco and Machu Picchu during the morning of July 31, 2018. While U.S. citizens were onboard, there are no reports of injuries or fatalities to U.S. citizens. The injured passengers were transported to Cusco-area clinics. Peruvian authorities are working ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on Nicaragua

The United States strongly condemns the ongoing violence in Nicaragua and human rights abuses committed by the Ortega regime in response to protests. After years of fraudulent elections and the regime’s manipulation of Nicaraguan law – as well as the suppression of civil society, opposition parties, and independent media – the Nicaraguan people have taken ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo: Peruvian National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Peru on the anniversary of your independence. Our people share a long-standing friendship that is at the core of our excellent bilateral relationship. Today, we celebrate your country’s rich history, cultural diversity, and democratic values. We look forward to continuing to ...
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