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Demonstrations Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (April 27, 2018)

Location: Pan-American Highway Between Talara and Tumbes, Peru Event: The U.S. Embassy in Lima has received reports from Peruvian authorities regarding a protest by fishing industry workers and others blocking all traffic on the Pan-American Highway from Talara to Tumbes, between Kilometer 220 and Kilometer 227 in northern Peru.  The protest is against a decree ...
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New era of partnership

USAID Administrator Mark Green, Prime Minister César Villanueva, Minister of Finance David Tuesta, and the Executive Director of DEVIDA, Carmen Masías, celebrated a “New Era of Partnership” between the United States and Peru in countering narco-trafficking.  The celebration marked by the start of two new USAID public-private partnerships (one to support the coffee sector and ...
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Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan On the Release of the 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

MS NAUERT: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you so much for coming, especially on a Friday. Today the State Department released the 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Promoting freedom – promoting and defending human rights and fundamental freedoms are central to who we are as a country, and the United States will continue to ...
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Readout of Vice President Mike Pence’s meeting with President Martín Vizcarra of Peru

Vice President Mike Pence met today with Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra to discuss the strong partnership between the two countries. Vice President Pence thanked him for hosting the Summit of the Americas in Lima and underscored the need for countries in the region to work together to bring democracy back to the great people of Venezuela.  The ...
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