The Andes

Peru: massacre victims exhumed in Ayacucho

Investigators exhumed 21 bodies at a remote hamlet in Peru's Andes—believed to be those of peasants massacred on suspicion of being guerilla collaborators in 1984.

The Andes

Peru: new ops against ‘narco-senderistas’

Peru's National Police stepped up operations against "narco-senderistas"—surviving remnants of the Shining Path that control cocaine production in two remote pockets of jungle.

The Andes

Shining Path leaders indicted in US court

Three leaders of Peru's Shining Path guerrilla movement, two still at large, were indicted in a US district court in New York on charges of "narco-terrorism conspiracy."

The Andes

Peru: 24 arrested on Shining Path links

The leadership of Peru's Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights (MOVADEF) was arrested in a joint police-army operation, accused of being Sendero Luminoso operatives.

The Andes

Peru: Sendero harass pipeline project

A worker was wounded when presumed Sendero Luminoso guerillas fired on a camp of the Camisea pipeline consortium in the rainforest of Peru's Cuzco region.

The Andes

Sendero Luminoso in Bolivia?

Peru’s jungle border with Bolivia is militarized after Bolivian authorities said a coca-eradication was team was ambushed by a Sendero Luminoso cell in the Yungas region.