Pan American Games 2019- Introduction.

Pan American Games 2019- Introduction.

Pan American Games are held every four years for the nations of the Americas. They are held one year prior to the Summer Olympic Games.

-The First Pan American Games were held in Buenos Aires in Argentina from 25 Feb to 09 Mar 1951. Over 2,500 athletes from 21 Countries participated in 18 Sports and 140 events. Argentina topped the Medals tally.

-The XVII or 17th Pan Am Games were held in Toronto in Canada from 10 Jul to 26 Jul 2015. Over 6,000 athletes from 41 Countries participated in 36 Sports and 364 events.

-The XVIII or 18th Pan Am Games will be held in Lima in Peru from 26 Jul to 11 Aug 2019. Over 6,600 athletes from 41 Countries are likely to participate in 39 Sports.

The USA has bagged 1944 gold medals till date in Pan Am Games followed by Cuba with 875 Gold Medals.

Milco in orange and Red (Colours of Peruvian Flag) is the mascot for Lima 2019 Pan Am Games.

Se-Tenant Stamp issued by Peru on 28 Feb 2019 featuring Milco, the Mascot of 2019 Pan American Games.

LIMA 2019 PAN AM
PERU 2019-LIMA 2019 PAN AM GAMES
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Stamps on White-bellied  Parrot  – Peru 1997.

Stamps on White-bellied  Parrot  – Peru 1997.

Stamps on White-bellied  Parrot issued by Peru on 26 Aug 1997. It is also known as Green-thighed Parrot with an orange nape. The stamp was issued to commemorate 25th Anniversary of Peru Biology College. It was printed by Thomas Greg and Sons in sheets of 50.

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PERU 1997- WHITE-BELLIED PARROT

Stamps of Peru -Citizens’ Duties -1980

Stamps of Peru -Citizens’ Duties -1980

Peru issued a set of stamps on the theme Citizens’ Duties on 13 May 1980. The stamps featured Liberty holding arms of Peru and duties of citizens.

15 s – Respect the Constitution.

20 s – Honour the Country.

25 s -Vote.

30 s – Military Service.

35 s – Pay Taxes.

PERU CITIZENS' DUTIES
STAMPS OF PERU 1980 -CITIZENS’ DUTIES

 

Chasqui Messengers on Stamps – Peru 1977

Chasqui Messengers on Stamps – Peru 1977

Peru issued a set of stamps on Chasqui Messengers. They were messengers belonged to Inca empire and carried quipus, messages and Gifts. These stamps were issued on 30 Jun 1977. All are Airmail stamps

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CHASQUI MESSENGERS – STAMPS OF PERU 1977