News & Events

Inca Trail Closure

Attention U.S. Citizens living in or traveling to Peru.  The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu will be closed throughout February 2017 for maintenance. The Director of the Cultural Department of Cusco has noted that this annual maintenance is done to improve the overall traveler’s experience, improving the pedestrian walkway, repairing wooden bridges, cleaning of drainage channels ...
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President Trump’s inaugural address

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ...
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Dr. Thomas Lovejoy visited Peru

U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Thomas Lovejoy was in Peru January 8-13.  Known as the “father of biodiversity,” Dr. Lovejoy is a world-renowned authority on environmental issues.  For more than 45 years, he has worked on issues involving the Amazon with entities like National Geographic and the Smithsonian Institution. During his stay in Peru, Dr. Lovejoy ...
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Puruchuco Museum presents results of 2014 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation project

Ambassador Nichols and Vice Minister of Culture Ana Castillo presented the results of the winning project for the 2014 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) at the Museo de Sitio Arturo Jiménez Borja in Puruchuco.  The AFCP funding supported the registration, conservation, and appropriate storage of ceramics, textiles, metals, and funerary bundles. Ambassador Javier León Olavarría, General Director for Cultural ...
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