Peru's Armed Forces are authorized to aid the National Police for 30 days in a dispute with indigenous peoples.
- Comrade Artemio, leader of the Shining Path Peruvian rebel movement, is captured in the Huallaga Valley area by the Army and National Police.
- Peruvian indigenous Amazon groups announce a plan to launch their own political party before next year's election; protecting the rainforest and indigenous rights are to be among its aims.
- Fifty-two people die during combat between Peru's Army and indigenous peoples in the Amazon Rainforest.
- After an emergency summit, eleven nations of Latin America (including Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru) announce that they will all admit Venezuelan migrants without the required travel documents.
- A meeting is held in Lima attended by representatives from Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil, to develop requests for aid in regards to Venezuelan immigrants, which will be sent to organisations including the United Nations and International Red Cross. Yesterday, there was a similar meeting in Bogota. A larger meeting has been set-up to be held in Quito in early September, to be attended by representatives from 14 countries and 10 international organisations.