Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima (August 7, 2018)

Location: Cusco, Cusco, Peru

Event: PROMPERU (Peruvian Tourism Board, part of Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism) is reporting a transportation strike and related road blocks in the vicinity of the city of Cusco that could last up to two days.  Beginning this morning, entry/exit points to the Sacred Valley, in Poroy and Pisac, are blocked and a larger police presence is evident within Cusco.  Additionally, tourist activities at the Seven Color Mountain and Soraypampa Lagoon, in Anta, may be suspended.

Actions to Take:

–          Be aware of your surroundings.

–          Avoid large crowds.

–          Monitor local media and iPeru for updates.



U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru:
Avenida La Enclada cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Telephone(answered 24 hours): +51-1-618-2000
Lima ACS Facebook page

U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco
Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Cusco, Peru
Phone: +51 84 231-474
Fax: +51 84 245-102

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Peru Country Information
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