News & Events

Demonstration in Lima (January 15, 2015)

The Embassy has received reports of a protest planned in Lima on January 15th at 5:00pm. Several thousand protestors are expected to march from Plaza 2 de Mayo and Plaza San Martin to the Peruvian Congress. Routes and locations likely to be affected by this demonstration are: Campo de Marte, Plaza Dos de Mayo, Plaza ...
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Protest and Public Gathering Planned in Lima (December 29, 2014)

The Embassy has received reports that at 5pm today (December 29) a group called “Colectivo Dignidad”  is planning a protest called “Tome La Calle” (“Take the Street”).  The starting point for this protest  will be Plaza San Martín in Lima. Over 5000 participants are expected. Groups will be staging for the protest in the following areas ...
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Protest and Public Gathering Planned in Lima (December 22, 2014)

The Embassy has received reports of a large demonstration scheduled to occur in Lima today, December 22. Areas that may be affected by this demonstration include:  Plaza San Martin, Campo de Marte, Plaza Francia, Plaza Dos de Mayo, Plaza Grau, Plaza Bolognesi, Parque Univeritario-Lima, Parque Kennedy-Miraflores, Plaza de Armas-Lima. More than 2000 participants are expected. ...
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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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