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Demonstration Alert: Lima (Peru), Demonstrations in Cusco

Western Hemisphere > Peru > Lima

Location: Three separate locations within Cusco – Tika Tika, Penal Qenqoro, and Tupac Amaru Plaza.

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on February 11 and February 12, 2019, beginning at 12:00 pm.  The Junta de Usuarios de Agua citizens’ association plans to protest the recent construction of a hotel by an international hospitality company as well as the use of genetically modified products.

Actions to Take:

-          Avoid the Tika Tika, Penal Qenqoro (Instituto Nacional Penitenciario, or INPE), and Tupac Amaru Plaza areas.

-           Monitor the Embassy webpage and the American Citizen Services (ACS) Facebook page for updates. 

-           Monitor local media for updates.

-           Be aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile. 

-           Do not participate or resist if you come in contact with protesters. 

-           Keep friends and family informed of your safety. 

-           Use extra caution when walking or hiking outside Cusco or at night. 


U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru:

Avenida La Encalada Cdra. 17 s/n

Surco, Lima 33, Peru

Telephone (answered 24 hours): +51-1-618-2000

Lima ACS Facebook page


U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco

Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Cusco, Peru
Phone: +51 84 231-474
Fax: +51 84 245-102


State Department - Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444


Peru Country Information

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