News & Events

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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Strike in Lima (March 26, 2014)

A strike involving civic organizations is currently ongoing between the area of Plaza Grau, and Av. Abancay, near the Congressional building.  The protest began at about 09:00 this morning (March 26, 2014), and is expected to last as long as 15:00 this afternoon. This strike currently involves about 200 protesters, and the protestors have been lighting ...
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