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  • (Jul. 31) The Deputy Chief of Mission Lawrence J. Gumbiner, the Regional President of San Martín Javier Ocampo, the Chief of National Institute of Civil Defense - INDECI Gen. (r) Alfredo Murgueytio, USSOUTHCOM Officials, and local authorities inaugurated the complex built with USGOV financing of US$ 1,500, 000.  This is one of the eleven emergency center operations built in Peru that contributes to prevent and deal with earthquakes, floods and the climate change effects of climate change.

    DCM Lawrence Gumbiner inaugurates the Tarapoto Disaster-Response Complex funded by the United States. This complex, built in the jungle region of San Martin, will strengthen the capacity of the Regional Government and the Civil Defense System to deal with

  • (Jul. 28) On behalf of  President Obama and the peopole of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate your Independence July 28

    Statement of Secretary of State John Kerry on Peru's Independence Day. "On this day of celebration, the United States looks forward to continued friendship and successful collaboration with Peru in the years to come."

  • (Jul. 22) The i2 Software, licenses, and associated training are worth $111,0000. This software will strengthen the institucional work by consolidating SUNAT's data, empowering their exixting technology. Thus, providing a timely delivery of actionable intelligence to help identify, predict, prevent, and disrupt counterdrug, criminal, and/or illegal activities. INL Director Jeff Hovenier delivered the donation to SUNAT Director Tania Quispe.

    U.S. Embassy International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section donated a data analysis tool for law enforcement organizations to SUNAT

  • (Jul. 18) Ambassador Nichols: "We are collaborating to improve the lives of Peruvians."

    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols meets with Minister Paola Bustamante, Minister of Development and Social Inclusion

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

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

More News From the Embassy

  • (Jul. 31) This humanitarian ceasefire will commence at 8 am local time on August 1, 2014. It will last for a period of 72 hours unless extended.
    U.S., U.N. on Humanitarian Cease-Fire Announcement in Gaza

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United States Secretary of State John Kerry announce that the United Nations Representative in Jerusalem, Special Coordinator Robert Serry, has received assurances that all parties have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. 

  • (Jul. 30) Russia still has the opportunity to choose the path of de-escalation, which would lead to the removal of those sanctions. If it does not do so, however, we remain ready to further intensify the costs of its adverse actions.
    G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

    The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council, and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing their grave concern about Russia's continued actions to undermine Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity, and independence. 

  • (Jul. 25) The Governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have coordinated closely with the United States in responding to increased irregular migration. They have implemented public awareness campaign on the dangers of irregular migration, increased their consular presence on the border, and strengthened their enforcement efforts against smuggling organizations.
    White House Facts on Visit of 3 Central America Presidents to discuss how the United States and Central American governments are cooperating to disrupt smuggling organizations and promote safe, legal, and orderly migration.

    Visit of President Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador also discussed with the U.S. Administration on the unaccompanied children who are crossing into the United States.  

  • (Jul. 28) Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski on the Release of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom Report.
    2013 International Religious Freedom Report

    The Peruvian government generally respected religious freedom; however, non-Catholic religious group were unable to register under regulations adopted in 2011 and were thus unable to receive certain benefits available to the Catholic Church.   »

  • (July 25)
    Consular Services

    "The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with the passport/visa system. This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize to applicants who are experiencing delays or are unable to obtain a passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or visa at this time. We are working urgently to correct the problem and expect our system to be fully operational again soon." 

  • (Jul. 1) (State Image)
    Statement of President Obama on Border Security and Immigration Reform

    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." 

  • (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? 

Meet Our New Ambassador

2014 Priorities

  • 100k Strong banner in Spanish presenting a drawing of graduating students
  • Looking forward COP20
  • Banner making the fifth anniversary of the PPTA Peru-USA

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