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  • (March 2) Ambassador Nichols also met with representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Tacna. In addition, the Ambassador visited the Binational Center, which is supported by the U.S. Embassy with books and computers, and spoke with students who were awarded scholarships by the Embassy.

    Ambassador Brian. A. Nichols visited Tacna to inaugurate a Workshop on Security of Documents such as Passports and Visas aimed at Migration Officials.

On February 27, Charles Bolden briefed University students at Universidad Tecnologica del Peru (UTP) on his NASA experience in space exploration. Among the attendees were the English language students who were awarded scholarships by the Embassy.

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited Lima to encourage the study of science and space and to brief University students on his NASA experience in space exploration

  • (February 25) Teen 25 young women who participate in this program live in La Victoria district, in Lima,  and  study in the following public schools: Pedro A. Labarthe, Isabel La Católica and César Vallejo. Some of them also participate in the Yachay program held by the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations. All of them share a fondness for soccer and thanks to the program, they will have the opportunity to develop their talent for sport and to acquire social skills for life including English classes.

    United States Embassy and UNICEF launched the Female Soccer Program that will proof that cohabitation and social development and can be promoted through this sport

  • (February 24) President Barack Obama, upon receiving credentials from the new Peruvian Ambassador in the United States Luis Miguel Castilla, said that “Peru’s economic advance is the envy of the world.

    President Barack Obama met with new Peruvian Ambassador to the U.S. Luis Miguel Castilla, who in the eve presented his credentials.

  • (February 13) The President of the Regional Government of San Martín, Dr. Victor Noriega, thanked USAID representatives Mrs. Jo Jean Elenes, Head of Education of USAID – Peru, and Mr. Ted Gehr, Director of USAID-Peru, for this equipment. Director Gehr visited Llulluycucha Health Center where medical staff demonstrated how the SISGalenPlus equipment works.

    USAID Peru delivered equipment to implement the SISGalenPlus information system to the Regional Government of San Martin

More News From the Embassy

  • (February 21)
    Acclaimed Musical group "Sweet Honey In The Rock" visited Peru. Sweet Honey In The Rock is a performance ensemble rooted in African American history and culture.

    In commemoration of the Afro-American History Month, the U.S. Embassy, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the National Institute of Culture (INC), brought to Lima the acclaimed musical group "Sweet Honey in the Rock." From February 21 to February 23 “Sweet Honey In The Rock” gave a series of concerts and performances in Lima, Ayacucho and El Callao. 

  • (February 19)
    Assistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William Brownfield met with President Ollanta Humala

    President Ollanta Humala welcomed the Assistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William Brownfield, who was accompanied by the U.S. Ambassador Brian A. Nichols. The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Ministerial Cabinet Ana Jara; the Head of the National Commission of Development and Life without Drugs (Devida) Alberto Otárola, and the Minister of Defense Pedro Cateriano. Brownfield is in an official visit to some Latin American countries. 

  •  (February 18)
    Premiering "Selma", an Oscar nominated film, with Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and students of the Embassy Soccer Program for Young Women

    “SELMA - Power of a Dream" portrays the historic struggle that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. undertook to achieve the right to vote for African-Americans. A dangerous and frightening campaign that culminated with the epic March from Selma to Montgomery, in Alabama, shook U.S. public opinion. President Johnson enacted the law to vote in 1965. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of this key moment in the civil rights movement. 

  • (February 1)
    235 Peruvian English Teachers from Public Schools being trained in English Teaching in Arizona State University, enjoyed Final Super Bowl game

    Peruvian English Professors awarded scholarship by the Peruvian Government through PRONABEC to attending ASU training since January 18; had the opportunity to enjoy the end of the Super Bowl. They watched the final football game as if they had been in the same University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale! Peruvian teachers are enjoying every minute of their training to the maximum; but in addition they are learning and getting to know more about American culture 

  • (February 17)
    Peru and the United States subscribed a cooperation agreement for the benefit of SMEs: promote activities and training programs

    U.S. Ambassador Brian A. Nichols, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Magali Silva, on behalf of the Peruvian Government, subscribed the agreement aimed at promoting the development of Peruvian SMEs. 

  • (January 29)
    United States Embassy Public Affairs Officer Marcia Bosshardt visited the project of the Ambassadors Fund at the Samuel Humberto Espinoza Lozano Archaeological Museum in Huaytara, Huancavelica.

    Through the Ambassadors Fund, the U.S. Embassy is helping in the conservation and installation of the important collection of the Museum, which includes textiles, pottery and metal of great value. Huaytara community received PAS Officer and staff with great affection and we were able to appreciate its amazing Church. It is an honor for us to help preserve its valuable cultural heritage. 

  • (January 22)
    U.S. Embassy supports the Peruvian Government Initiative to improve English Teaching by promoting English Language Training for 237 Peruvian English Teachers from Public Schools in Arizona State University during 7 weeks beginning on January 19th.

    237 Teachers arrived to Arizona! They received our support with their visa application and pre-departure orientation process, where in addition to information on security measures to enter the United States, they asked for more information about the U.S. Educational System. The Government of Peru is promoting this initiative with the objective of establishing the 2021 Bilingual Plan. 


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