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Shining Path

'Shining Path' Leader Goes On Trial For 1992 Car Bombing

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The founder of Peru's Shining Path rebels went on trial Monday for a 1992 car bombing considered one of the worst attacks of the c...

Police Officer Missing After Rebel Ambush Found Alive

AP | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

LIMA, Peru — Peruvian authorities say a police officer has been found alive nearly three weeks after disappearing in an ambush by Shining Path r...

Rebels Seek $10 Million Ransom In Peru Abductions

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

LIMA, Peru — Shining Path rebels are seeking a $10 million ransom for 40 Peruvian construction workers abducted in a pre-dawn raid at the countr...

'Shining Path' Rebels Kidnap Gas Workers

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | World

By Patricia Velez and Teresa Cespedes LIMA, April 9 (Reuters) - Shining Path rebels took between 10 and 20 workers hos...

Shining Path Rebels Stage Comeback In Peru

cnn.com | Arthur Brice CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(CNN) -- A brutal Maoist guerrilla group that terrorized Peru during the 1980s but pretty much disappeared when top leaders were captured in the 1990s...

Peru's Guerrillas, Drugs Could Plunge The Country Back Into War

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

First the soldiers came to Río Seco, a coca-growing village in the lush mountain jungles of southern Peru. "They called us subversives and they opene...