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Security Alert: Protests and April 7 Appointments at U.S. Embassy Lima Rescheduled – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
April 6, 2022

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

  • Lima Metropolitan Area
  • Plaza San Martin, Lima Central, Lima

Event: Protests and April 7 Appointments at U.S. Embassy Lima Rescheduled (April 6, 2022)

Demonstrations/protests are possible tomorrow, April 7, in downtown Lima near Plaza San Martin and may occur in other areas of Lima. You are advised to avoid these areas due to increased traffic, congestion, and protest activities. Remember that protests and demonstrations can be unpredictable and can quickly turn violent.

The U.S. Embassy in Lima will be closed for public appointments on Thursday, April 7. All American Citizen Services and visa appointments will be rescheduled. Those with appointments will be contacted with information about when they should travel to the Embassy for their rescheduled appointment. Emergency services for U.S. citizens remain available. Those needing immediate assistance may call +51-1-618-2000 or email LimaACS@state.gov.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens: https://pe.usembassy.gov/

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