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  • (Jul. 16) President of the Judiciary Enrique Mendoza greeted Ambassador Nichols.

    US Ambassador Brian A. Nichols met with the President of the Judiciary

  • This is the sixth time that President Barack Obama celebrates the Independence Day at the White House.  The first 4th of July celebration at the White House was in 1801, when Thomas Jefferson was President. In 1776, year of the US Independence, there were 2.5 million Americans.  In 2014, there are more than 318 million Americans.

    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols welcomed the guests to the 4th of July celebration

  • (Jul. 3) At the Golden Room in the Peruvian Government Palace, US Ambassador Brian A. Nichols presented his Credentials to President Ollanta Humala.  Ambassador Nichols was accompanied by his wife to the ceremony.

    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols presented his Credentials to President Ollanta Humala

  • (Jul 1) President Obama: "One of the things we celebrate on Friday (4th of July) –- one of the things that make this country great –- is that we are a nation of immigrants. Our people come from every corner of the globe. That's what makes us special. That's what makes us unique. And throughout our history, we’ve come here in wave after wave from everywhere understanding that there was something about this place where the whole was greater than the sum of its parts; that all the different cultures and ideas and energy would come together and create something new."

    Statement of President Obama on Border Security and Immigration Reform

More News From the Embassy

  • (Jul. 20) (State Image)
    President Obama's Call on Gaza with Israel's Netanyahu

    President Obama informed the Prime Minister that Secretary of State John Kerry will soon travel to Cairo to seek an immediate cessation of hostilities based on a return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement. 

  • (Jul. 20) (State Image)
    NBC Interview to Secretary of State John Kerry on Russia and Ukraine

    Secretary Kerry "We need Russia to publicly, publicly start to call for responsible action and itself take actions that they can take with the separatists that they have encouraged, they have inflamed, they have supplied, they have trained, and that are still engaged in a contest for the sovereignty of Ukraine itself. Russia said they would respect the sovereignty of Ukraine, but that is not respectful to be transferring those weapons across." 

  • (Jun. 30) (State Image)
    New. US Ambassador to Peru Brian A. Nichols

    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols is honored to be designated as the U.S. Ambassador to Peru. Ambassador Nichols is returning after twenty five years to Peru, which was his first designation in the Foreign Service. Learn more about his personal history and how he wants to connect with the Peruvian people. What do you think best represents Peru now and that Ambassador Nichols should experience? 

  • (June 30)
    15 Undergraduate students and 30 future English teachers participated in two online courses (MOOC) offered by MIT and the University of Oregon

    From March to June, the US Embassy offered facilitated sessions for online courses "Entrepreneurship: Who is your customer?" virtually offered by MIT and "Shaping the Way we Teach English" by the University of Oregon. 15 undergraduate students of the Faculty of Administration at San Marcos University participated in the MIT course, and 30 future English teachers from ICPNA, La Cantuta University and Instituto Nacional Pedagógico de Monterrico in the methodology course. MOOCs are open online courses designed by the most prestigious universities in the US and in the world. We invite you to visit the most popular online platforms: and and take advantage of this innovative learning opportunity. 

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