News & Events

Planned Public Demonstrations (Sept 24-30) (September 23, 2015)

The Embassy regularly posts Demonstration Notices on our website, containing basic information about strikes, protests, or other public gatherings planned throughout Peru. This list of Demonstration Notices has been updated. Please consult the list to see whether events may be planned in or near an area where you are traveling. While traveling in Peru, you ...
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Precautionary Closure of Coastal Highway (September 16, 2015)

The Costa Verde highway along the Pacific coast of Peru will be temporarily closed overnight as a precautionary measure in response to an anticipated second tsunami wave to hit the coast of Peru following this evening’s earthquake in Chile. The first wave hit shortly after 9:30pm local time and measured less than one foot in height. Travelers are advised to adjust their routes accordingly. Continue ...
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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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