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  • (October 22) Ambassador Sherman and President Humala also discussed on the non-immigrant visa exemption for Peruvians, illegal logging, COP20 and 100K Strong program. Ambassador Sherman was accompanied by Ambassador Brian A. Nichols.

    U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman met with President Humala yesterday. President Humala expressed interest in subscribing a security and defense agreement.

  • (October 22) Ambassador Sherman recognized four leading participants in President Obama's initiative to double to double the two-way flow of college students between the United States and other countries in the Americas by 2020.

    Ambassador Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs congratulated 100,000 Strong in the Americas Grant Winners; four Peruvian Universities.

  • (October 22) “The cultural treasures returned today do not belong in the hands of any private collection or one owner. They belong to the people of Peru where they can be displayed and serve as a reminder of Peru’s rich cultural heritage,” said Thomas Winkowski, acting ICE director. “ICE remains a committed partner in the effort to ensure that we investigate individuals involved in the illicit trade and objects like these are returned to their rightful owner.”

    United States returned today to the Government of Peru 25 looted Peruvian artifacts that were recovered through four separate investigations by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

  • (October 21) Ambassador Nichols said that “the participation of the United States in this forum, conformed by distinguished participants of Peru, the European Union, Mexico, Uruguay, France, Germany, Canada, and the United Kingdom, highlights the fact that drug trafficking and organized crime is a global scourge that affects us all.  And that combating it effectively requires close international cooperation and sustained political will."

    Ambassador Nichols attended the Counter-Narcotics and Organized Crime Panel held in the Centro de Altos Estudios Nacionales

  • (October 17) The second meeting of the Council was chaired by Ms. Sylvia Caceres Pizarro,  Vice Minister of Labor of the Ministry of Labor and Employment of Peru (MTPE); Mrs. Teresa Mera Gómez, Coordinator for North America and Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru (MINCETUR); Ms. Carol Pier, Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs of the Labor Department (USDOL), and Mr. Carlos Romero, Deputy Assistant USTR. Also at that meeting there were officials of MTPE, SUNAFILm MINCETUR and DOS.

    Joint Statement of the Labor Affairs Council of the U.S. - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

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