All About Shining Path

PERU / 11 MAY 2012

A resurgent Shining Path and a botched military operation have cost the Ministers of Defense and the Interior their jobs, as it becomes clear that the Peruvian government needs to…

MONEY LAUNDERING / 30 APR 2012

Peruvian authorities have charged 19 members of the extended family of the Quispe Palomino brothers, who head the Shining Path rebel group, with laundering drug profits for the guerrillas.

PERU / 27 APR 2012

A new report sets out how, after his capture in 1999, Shining Path leader "Comrade Raul" won the confidence of the Peruvian authorities, before leading them into an ambush and…

PERU / 18 APR 2012

A group of Peruvian journalists reporting from a rebel-controlled region in the wake of a mass kidnapping said they were stopped by a Shining Path commander, who took the opportunity…

INFOGRAPHICS / 16 APR 2012

With the abduction of 36 gas workers in Peru, released days later under mysterious circumstances, the Shining Path’s southern faction have demonstrated that they are still a force capable of…

KIDNAPPING / 11 APR 2012

Peru's Shining Path guerrillas have released a list of ransom demands for a group of gas workers kidnapped last week, undermining President Ollanta Humala's claims that the rebel organization is…

KIDNAPPING / 10 APR 2012

Alleged members of the Shining Path guerrilla group are holding seven gas workers hostage after kidnapping 30 in south-central Peru, suggesting that the remaining faction of the rebel organization can…

PERU / 6 APR 2012

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has announced that one of the two remaining factions of the Shining Path guerrilla group has been “totally defeated.”…

PERU / 4 APR 2012

Peruvian security forces have arrested another close associate of captured Shining Path leader "Comrade Artemio," making it appear increasingly likely that the rebel faction will splinter.

PERU / 9 MAR 2012

A pamphlet allegedly distributed by Peruvian rebels Shining Path suggests that the group's two rival factions may unify and consolidate their operations in the heartland of the coca trade.

PERU / 6 MAR 2012

Excerpts from the alleged diary of captured Shining Path leader 'Comrade Artemio' have been released by Peruvian media, providing insight into the rebel group's criminal dealings.

PERU / 5 MAR 2012

Authorities in Peru say they have arrested the presumed successor to Shining Path leader "Comrade Artemio," who was captured in February.

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