Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra
09:50 | Paracas (Ica region), Sep. 8.
on Tuesday led a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of arrival of General Jose de San Martin and the Liberating Expedition in Paracas Bay.
During the event, the Head of State was accompanied by Defense Minister Jorge Chavez and Foreign Affairs Minister Mario Lopez.
On September 8, 1820 —as part of the Liberating Expedition of Peru— General Jose de San Martin landed at Paracas Bay near the Port of Pisco.