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  • (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

  • (October 17) The Santa Catalina Monastery was also supported by the Ambassador's Fund program for the conservation of 47 colonial paintings located in the Patio de los Naranjos.

    Finally, Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and his wife Geraldine Kam had the opportunity to visit the Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa

  • (October 14)

    In Arequipa, Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and his wife, Geraldine Kam, had the opportunity to visit Santa Teresa Monastery.

  • (October 12)

    President Ollanta Humala and U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met in Arequipa, where the Conference of Ministers of Defense of the Americas was held

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  • (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 14)
    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Ambassador Brian A. Nichols visited the Iglesia de la Compañia de Jesus, in Arequipa, which has received funding from the United States through the Ambassadors Fund to restore some of its artworks.

    After attending the Conference of Ministers of Defense of the Americas held in Arequipa, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel had the opportunity to visit the Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus. 

  • (October 13)
    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Ambassador Brian A. Nichols at the Conference of Ministers of Defense of the Americas held in Arequipa

     

  • (October 13)
    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols appreciating the library of the Bi-National Center of Arequipa.

    During his visit to the southern city of Arequipa, the Ambassador spoke with Peruvian students who received grants from the United States. 

  •  (October 12)
    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and his wife Geraldine Kam visiting the La Compania Church in Arequipa, south of Lima

    During his short stay in Arequipa, Ambassador Nichols and his wife visited several tourist sites in the ‘Ciudad Blanca – White City’. 

  • (October 8-10)
    Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and his wife Geraldine Kam appreciating the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu

    During their visit to Cusco October 8-10, Ambassador Nichols and his wife also had the opportunity to visit Ollantaytambo, the Santo Domingo Church and the Coricancha, among other tourist sites. The Ambassador and his wife tasted some of the tasty varieties of Peruvian potatoes. The Ambassador highlighted that "Peru has more varieties of potatoes than any other country." 

  • (October 10)
    Twenty Peruvian Fellows of the U.S. Government promote a better future for the community of Huilloc, in Cusco, through an environmental project to maintain the living cultural tradition and the biodiversity of this town

    Twenty Fellows from the U.S. Embassy. voluntarily contributed to the development of the sacred and ancestral Huilloc community. The project, which ran from 10 to 12 October, consisted of a series of workshops for awareness, recycling, evidence of environmental problems, planting of trees, leadership and appreciation of their cultural identity. 

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