News & Events

Protest and Public Gathering Planned in Cusco (December 15, 2014)

U.S. citizens are advised to avoid large crowds and demonstrations and are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance, maintain awareness of local events and their surroundings, and take the appropriate steps to bolster their personal security.  It is illegal in Peru for foreigners to participate in demonstrations.  In the past, some U.S. ...
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IRS Webinar Offered for Overseas Tax Filers on June 4 (June 2, 2014)

The IRS is hosting an  Internal Revenue Service Webinar on Reporting of Foreign Financial Accounts on the Electronic FBAR , on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.  Information for filers about the filing requirement is available on the IRS website. For other inquiries and links to IRS sources of specific information about filing taxes overseas, or requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), you may consult the following State ...
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Continued Civil Protests Planned Throughout Peru (April 10, 2014)

Civil protests continue through next week throughout Peru, including the Lima region: Date Location Group Participant numbers April 10 – indefinite: Madre de Dios (Puerto Maldonado/Mazuko) Miners and local citizens Possibly over 2000 people April 11 Tacna (Main Square Quiñones) Local activists Participant numbers unknown April 12 Ica/Nazca Artisanal miners Participant numbers unknown April 12 ...
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Worldwide Caution (April 10, 2014)

The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution ...
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Demonstration in Lima (April 3, 2014)

A protest involving civic organizations is scheduled for today between the area of Campo de Marte, and Plaza San Martin. The protest is scheduled to begin at about 11:00 this morning (April 3, 2014), and is expected to last as long as 16:00 this afternoon. This strike is estimated to involve about 2,000 protesters.  In addition, travelers ...
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