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  • (November 21)

    In commemoration of the International Education Week, the U.S. Embassy Cultural Attaches Belinda Jackson-Farrier and Hakim Hasan visited schools and universities in Cusco and Chiclayo. They also attended the conferences sponsored by the Bi-National Center

  • (November 18) On November 18, U.S. Ambassador Brian Nichols and Peru’s Interior Minister, Daniel Urresti attended a ceremony to launch INL’s Model Police Station Program (MPS) in two selected police stations of Peru’s Callao region.  During the event, the Ambassador inaugurated a MPS sponsored Youth Police Computer Lab at the Juan Ingunza Police Station, where trained police officers will teach at-risk and underprivileged youth essential computer skills in a safe environment with access to positive law enforcement role models.   The MPS will  provide training, equipment, and mentorship to assist the Peruvian National Police in strengthening its capacity to provide greater security to its citizens.  Ambassador Nichols stated,  “Model Police Stations will help the Peruvian National Police to strengthen its capacity to combat violent crime, drug trafficking, and provide improved community services. The alliance between the police and citizens will serve as the best barrier against crime and ensure citizen safety. In that spirit, the Government of the United States supports Peru’s National Police in that goal.”

    U.S. Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and Peru's Interior Minister Daniel Urresti inaugurated the Youth Police Computer Lab at the Juan Ingunza Police Station, located in Callao

  • (November 18) U.S. is committed to the development of science-based standards that ensure safe food for everyone and fair practices in the food trade.

    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols addressing the participants to the International Conference of the Codex Committee for Food Hygiene

  • (November 17)

    U.S. Embassy initiated the commemoration of the International Education Week in Arequipa. Public Affairs Officer Marcia Bosshardt visited the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria and was interviewed by Channel 9 on the subject

  • (November 13)

    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols attended the Business Executives Conference 2014 (CADE), held in Paracas, Ica

More News From the Embassy

  • (November 20)
    President Barack Obama announced the Immigration Accountability Executive Action. "My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too."

    These executive actions crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay their fair share of taxes as they register to temporarily stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation. The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules.  

  •  (November 12)
    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols met with leaders of the afro-descendant community in Chincha, where the Mayor of the district municipality of El Carmen, Antonio Goyoneche Ballumbrosio, handed him the keys of the district

     

  • (November 7)
    U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, Stefan Selig, led a U.S. trade delegation to explore opportunities in the energy renewable sector in Peru

    U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, Stefan Selig, arrived in Lima on November 3 leading a delegation of 15 U.S. companies for the launch of the first commercial mission in Peru about renewable energy and energy efficiency policies. "I am confident that my first mission has been successful at briefing both parties the broad partnership potential that exists in the public and private sector, as well as opportunities for American businesses." 

  • (November 6)
    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols visited Pucallpa for the launch of the project Strengthening of Social Capital to protect forests in the Ucayali Region with the participation of the communities of the area.

    U.S. will invest more than 5 million soles for forest management by native communities. Ambassador emphasized that "it is necessary and key to work with the Ucayali population in the improvement of their forests and their living conditions. Our commitment now is to prepare them, train them and join forces to stop the depredation of their forests and ensure a sustainable development future." Ambassador handed seedlings for reforestation within the framework of the "Pon de tu parte" campaign, that the Embassy also supports. 

  • (November 4)
    Ambassador Nichols meeting with one of the little patient’s receiving free heart surgery thanks to the U.S. charitable organization “Heart Care International” which brought over 40 doctors and nurses to Peru to perform heart surgeries for children in nee

    NGO Health Care Int'l conducts humanitarian missions to under-developed countries to help save the lives of indigent children who suffer from congenital heart disease. Their goal is also to help the host country build an independent pediatric heart care program by training the in-country medical team in order to treat these children after surgery. The NGO have agreed to a 10 year commitment with the Instituto Nacional de Salud del Nino, located in San Borja. This is the 5th mission to Peru (Nov 3-7).  

  • (October 20) Here is what you need to know about Ebola.
    Facts about Ebola

    Ebola is the deadliest disease in history. "Stopping this disease won't be easy, but we know how to do it," President Obama said in early September. The U.S. government is collaborating with international organizations and the leaders of West African countries to stop the spread of Ebola. 

  • (October 2)
    2015 Ambassadors Fund Contest for Peruvian Cultural Preservation Projects

    The Ambassadors Fund help developing countries preserve their cultural patrimony and demonstrate respect held by the U.S. for the cultural heritage of their countries. To date, Peru has received more than US$1,350,000 to support cultural patrimony conservation projects. 

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  • Looking forward COP20
  • Banner making the fifth anniversary of the PPTA Peru-USA

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