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Demonstration Notices

Demonstration Notices (2015)

Demonstration Notices (2014)

  • December 29, 2014: Protest and Public Gathering Planned in Lima

    The Embassy has received reports that at 5pm today (December 29) a group called “Colectivo Dignidad” is planning a protest called “Tome La Calle” (“Take the Street”). The starting point for this protest will be Plaza San Martín in Lima. Over 5000 participants are expected.  Read more... »

  • December 22, 2014: Protest and Public Gathering Planned in Lima

    The Embassy has received reports of a large demonstration scheduled to occur in Lima today, December 22. Areas that may be affected by this demonstration include: Plaza San Martin, Campo de Marte, Plaza Francia, Plaza Dos de Mayo, Plaza Grau, Plaza Bolognesi, Parque Univeritario-Lima, Parque Kennedy-Miraflores, Plaza de Armas-Lima. More than 2000 participants are expected.  Read more... »

  • December 15, 2014: Protest and Public Gathering Planned in Cusco

    U.S. citizens are advised to avoid large crowds and demonstrations and are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance, maintain awareness of local events and their surroundings, and take the appropriate steps to bolster their personal security. Read more... »

  • April 10, 2014: Continued Civil Protests Planned Throughout Peru

    Civil protests continue through next week throughout Peru, including the Lima region. Read more... »

  • April 3, 2014: Demonstration in Lima

    A protest involving civic organizations is scheduled for today between the area of Campo de Marte, and Plaza San Martin. The protest is scheduled to begin at about 11:00 this morning (April 3, 2014), and is expected to last as long as 16:00 this afternoon.  Read more... »

  • April 2 and 3, 2014: Regional Protest in Loreto

    A regional protest is scheduled for the Department of Loreto on April 2 & 3, 2014. Expect significant protest activity in Iquitos, possibly lasting for 48 hours.  Read more... »

  • March 26, 2014: Strike in Lima

    A strike involving civic organizations is currently ongoing between the area of Plaza Grau, and Av. Abancay, near the Congressional building in Lima. The protest began at about 09:00 this morning (March 26, 2014), and is expected to last through the afternoon. This strike currently involves about 200 protesters, and the protestors have been lighting trees on fire along their route to Congress.  Read more... »

  • March 24, 2014: Demonstrations Causing Disruptions to Transportation in and around Cusco

    An on-going transportation workers strike in Cusco today is causing disruptions for many travelers. While flights are operating from the airport, transportation to/from the airport may be difficult. U.S. citizens already present in Cusco are advised to remain in the city, if possible, rather than seeking to arrange alternate ground transportation. Several main roads in the region connecting Cusco and other popular destinations – such as Arequipa and Puno – have also been blocked by protesters. Read more... »

  • March 19, 2014: Demonstrations in Lima and the Region of Arequipa

    The Embassy advises U.S. citizens in Perú of two demonstrations that will take place within the next several days: On Thursday, March 20, miners in the region of Arequipa plan to block the Pan American Highway (Panamericana Sur) in the Yauca sector, and in Chala, Pedregal, and Ocoña. Travelers headed north by road from Arequipa city, or south from Ica and Nazca Read more...  Read more... »

  • February 24, 2014: Regional Strike in Cusco on February 25-26

    A general strike involving multiple civic organizations and trade unions has been announced for the region of Cusco on February 25-26, 2014. Large, organized demonstrations are expected concurrently in the city of Cusco and around the region. In addition, travelers should be aware that more spontaneous demonstrations may develop with little advance notice. Read more... »