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Pasadena Star-News
Is Peru’s new anti-drug policy too tough even for Washington?LIMA, Peru — Could the United States defund counter-narcotics efforts in Peru,
Is Peru’s new anti-drug policy too tough even for Washington?
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
LIMA, Peru — Could the United States defund counter-narcotics efforts in Peru, one of the world’s top producers of cocaine? That’s the question after Peru’s single chamber congress voted unanimously 89-0 last week to resume shooting down the small... Read more
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BBC News
US designates Peru's Shining Path 'drug traffickers' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
US designates Peru's Shining Path 'drug traffickers'
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say US designates Peru's Shining Path 'drug... Read more
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iol.co.za
Peru finds Shining Path-era victimsAFPA woman mourns next to the coffin of a relative, murdered by the Maoist terr
Peru finds Shining Path-era victims
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
AFPA woman mourns next to the coffin of a relative, murdered by the Maoist terrorist organisation Shining Path in the 80s, at the forensic office in the Andean village of Nahuinpuquio in 2014. Picture: Max Cabello Lima - Peruvian authorities said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985LIMA: Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered five grave
Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
LIMA: Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered five graves in a remote highland region that likely hold the remains of some 60 people killed in 1985 during Peru's bloody battle against the Shining Path rebel group. Witnesses... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985LIMA Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered five graves
Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 days ago
LIMA Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered five graves in a remote highland region that likely hold the remains of some 60 people killed in 1985 during Peru's bloody battle against the Shining Path rebel group. Witnesses... Read more
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The Star
Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered
Peru uncovers more victims of conflict with Shining Path from 1985
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered five graves in a remote highland region that likely hold the remains of some 60 people killed in 1985 during Peru's bloody battle against the Shining Path rebel... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British Airways begins flying to Peru“Lima is a fantastic gateway to some of the most dramatic places to visit in So
British Airways begins flying to Peru
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
“Lima is a fantastic gateway to some of the most dramatic places to visit in South America and will also provide a new link for British business seeking to invest in Peru’s growing market.” The Unesco World Heritage site of Machu Picchu has seen... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Peru coca growers decry insufficient compensation for anti-drug eradicationEdma Duran uses a machete to salvage what leaves she can from the family’s coca
Peru coca growers decry insufficient compensation for anti-drug eradication
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage what leaves she can from the family’s coca plot, which government workers have just destroyed in a record-breaking US-backed eradication campaign that has affected roughly a half million Peruvians. “This is what... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Eradication spells misery for Peru's coca farmersIn this July 18, 2015 photo, Edma Duran, right, works… AP News | 08/16/15 09:2
Eradication spells misery for Peru's coca farmers
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 11 days ago
In this July 18, 2015 photo, Edma Duran, right, works… AP News | 08/16/15 09:21 pm NUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) -- Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves she can from the family's coca plot,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Eradication spells misery for Peru's coca farmersNUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) � Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves sh
Eradication spells misery for Peru's coca farmers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
NUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) � Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves she can from the family's coca plot, which government workers have just destroyed in an record-breaking U.S.-backed eradication campaign that has affected roughly a half... Read more
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Salon.com
Eradication spells misery for Peru’s coca farmersNUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) — Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves sh
Eradication spells misery for Peru’s coca farmers
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
NUEVO CANAVERAL, Peru (AP) — Edma Duran uses a machete to salvage the leaves she can from the family’s coca plot, which government workers have just destroyed in an record-breaking U.S.-backed eradication campaign that has affected roughly a half... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Bay Area: Man accused of torturing Shining Path suspects with electrocution arrested in stingFederal officials this week arrested a handful of fugitives in the Bay Area as
Bay Area: Man accused of torturing Shining Path suspects with electrocution arrested in sting
Inside Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
Federal officials this week arrested a handful of fugitives in the Bay Area as part of a nationwide sweep of 50 human rights violators, including a San Francisco arrest that netted a former Peruvian soldier who is accused of assisting in the torture... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bay Area: Man accused of torturing Shining Path suspects with electrocution arrested in stingFederal officials this week arrested a handful of fugitives in the Bay Area as
Bay Area: Man accused of torturing Shining Path suspects with electrocution arrested in sting
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 13 days ago
Federal officials this week arrested a handful of fugitives in the Bay Area as part of a nationwide sweep of 50 human rights violators, including a San Francisco arrest that netted a former Peruvian soldier who is accused of assisting in the torture... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Bay Area: Man accused of torturing Shining Path suspects with electrocution arrested in stingFederal officials this week arrested a handful of fugitives in the Bay Area as
Bay Area: Man accused of torturing Shining Path suspects with electrocution arrested in sting
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
Federal officials this week arrested a handful of fugitives in the Bay Area as part of a nationwide sweep of 50 human rights violators, including a San Francisco arrest that netted a former Peruvian soldier who is accused of assisting in the torture... Read more
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Aljazeera
Peru returns bodies of victims of 20-year warAfter years of investigation, the remains of some victims from the 20-year conf
Peru returns bodies of victims of 20-year war
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
After years of investigation, the remains of some victims from the 20-year conflict between Peru's army and the Shining Path rebel group are finally being returned to their families. The war was launched in 1980, with both sides carrying out brutal... Read more
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New Kerala
Two Shining Path leaders arrested in Peru Two leaders of the Maoist guerilla group, Shining Path, have been arrested by
Two Shining Path leaders arrested in Peru
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Two leaders of the Maoist guerilla group, Shining Path, have been arrested by the Peruvian Government. According to the BBC, the detained were brought to Lima by air from an isolated valley in the Amazon... Read more
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International Business Times
Peru: Two alleged Shining Path guerrilla group leaders captured Two suspected commanders of the armed guerrilla group Shining Path were transfe
Peru: Two alleged Shining Path guerrilla group leaders captured
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
Two suspected commanders of the armed guerrilla group Shining Path were transferred to the Peruvian capital on 10 August, after having been captured a few days ago in the south of the county. The commanders were identified as Alexander Alarcon Soto,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Peru captures two alleged Shining Path leaders Peruvian authorities say they have crippled the southern leadership of guerri
Peru captures two alleged Shining Path leaders
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 17 days ago
Peruvian authorities say they have crippled the southern leadership of guerrilla rebel group Shining Path after capturing two commanders. Natasha Howitt reports. Two suspected commanders of the armed... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Peruvian government returns remains of 1980's conflict victims Families receive the remains of 60 victims of Peru's bloody Shining Path insu
Peruvian government returns remains of 1980's conflict victims
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 days ago
Families receive the remains of 60 victims of Peru's bloody Shining Path insurgency during the 1980's. Sean Carberry reports. STORY: The families of sixty victims of Peru's violent past... Read more
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Yahoo News
Confronting the narcoterrorism nexus U.S. officials worry that a confluence of powerful drug-trafficking cartels,
Confronting the narcoterrorism nexus
Yahoo News / Posted 22 days ago
U.S. officials worry that a confluence of powerful drug-trafficking cartels, terrorist groups and an insecure southern border poses a strategic threat. Green Berets assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group... Read more
26d
Scotsman
Peruvian army rescues dozens of guerrilla captives Peruvian soldiers usher adults and children from helicopters at the air force
Peruvian army rescues dozens of guerrilla captives
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
Peruvian soldiers usher adults and children from helicopters at the air force base in Mazamari after their liberation from guerrilla group Shining Path. Picture: FP/Getty Images Peruvian security... Read more
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26d
International Business Times
'Butcher of the Andes' Finally Facing TrialA Peruvian ex-army officer known as the "Butcher of the Andes" who stands accus
'Butcher of the Andes' Finally Facing Trial
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
A Peruvian ex-army officer known as the "Butcher of the Andes" who stands accused of killing 69 peasants in the 1980s, has been extradited to Peru from the United States to face charges, police said. Telmo Hurtado is accused of commanding a military... Read more
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International Business Times
‘Butcher of the Andes’ Telmo Hurtado Admits Role in Peru's 'Accomarca Massacre'Telmo Hurtado attends his trial at Castro Castro prison in Lima in January Tel
‘Butcher of the Andes’ Telmo Hurtado Admits Role in Peru's 'Accomarca Massacre'
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
Telmo Hurtado attends his trial at Castro Castro prison in Lima in January Telmo Hurtado, on trial in Peru for ordering the killing of nearly 70 villagers in 1985, has admitted responsibility for the killings. Ex-army officer Hurtado who is also... Read more
26d
International Business Times
Peruvian troops free latest captives from repressive Shining Path militia groupPeruvian troops have liberated eight adults and seven children that were kidnap
Peruvian troops free latest captives from repressive Shining Path militia group
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
Peruvian troops have liberated eight adults and seven children that were kidnapped by the Shining Path militia group. They were rescued on Friday (31 July) following the escape of two captives from the camp who then tipped off Peruvian Security... Read more
26d
Daily Mail
More slaves rescued from Peruvian rebel group's 'troop making' campPictured after decades in captivity: Slaves rescued from Peruvian rebel group S
More slaves rescued from Peruvian rebel group's 'troop making' camp
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Pictured after decades in captivity: Slaves rescued from Peruvian rebel group Shining Path's 'troop making' jungle camps - where women were raped to make future soldiers Peru's security forces rescued people - including 34 children - this... Read more
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26d
Aljazeera
Peru rescues group seized by Shining Path decades agoPeruvian security forces have rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of
Peru rescues group seized by Shining Path decades ago
Aljazeera / Posted 26 days ago
Peruvian security forces have rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by the Shining Path armed group in a remote jungle region, government officials have said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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26d
New Jersey Herald
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
New Jersey Herald / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
Hawaii News Now / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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26d
Daily Herald
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru -- Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly m
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru -- Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief Gen.... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
KXXV Waco / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 26 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, who had been held by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, government officials said. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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26d
Toronto Star
Peru reports rescue of 54 Shining Path hostagesLUIS ENRIQUE SALDANA / AFP/GETTY IMAGES A photo distributed by the Peruvian Mi
Peru reports rescue of 54 Shining Path hostages
Toronto Star / Posted 26 days ago
LUIS ENRIQUE SALDANA / AFP/GETTY IMAGES A photo distributed by the Peruvian Ministry of Defence shows army members ushering adults and children to helicopters in Mazamari after their liberation by the armed forces from captivity by the Maoist... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fifty-four adults and children 'captive for decades' rescued from Shining PathPeruvian security forces have rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of
Fifty-four adults and children 'captive for decades' rescued from Shining Path
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
Peruvian security forces have rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, being held captive by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, an official said on Saturday. Anti-terrorism police chief General... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) � Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, most
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) � Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, being held captive by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, an official said Saturday. Anti-terrorism police chief... Read more
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Salon.com
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian officials say they’ve rescued 54 adults and children
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian officials say they’ve rescued 54 adults and children, mostly Ashaninka natives, being held captive of Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region. Anti-terrorism police chief Gen. Jose Baella says some of the adults were... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescuedLIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian officials say they've rescued 54 adults and children
Peru government reports Shining Path captives rescued
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 27 days ago
LIMA, Peru (AP) - Peruvian officials say they've rescued 54 adults and children, mostly Ashaninka natives, being held captive of Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region. Anti-terrorism police chief Gen. Jose Baella says some of the adults were... Read more
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ABC News
Peru Government Reports Shining Path Captives RescuedPeruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the
Peru Government Reports Shining Path Captives Rescued
ABC News / Posted 27 days ago
Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, being held captive by Shining Path rebels in a remote jungle region, an official said Saturday. Anti-terrorism police chief Gen. Jose Baella... Read more
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The Weekly Standard
Defender of FidelFidel Castro has often told Cubans and the world press that he is an exemplary
Defender of Fidel
The Weekly Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Fidel Castro has often told Cubans and the world press that he is an exemplary revolutionary leader who works day and night for the revolution and lives as simply as the poorest Cuban, taking only a meager official salary of $38 per month (in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Bravery of a hostage led to the freedom of 30 slaves held by terror groupSlaves held for up to 30 years by a left-wing guerilla group were finally freed
Bravery of a hostage led to the freedom of 30 slaves held by terror group
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
Slaves held for up to 30 years by a left-wing guerilla group were finally freed after a brave captive managed to escape. The slaves were being held by the Shining Path group who kept them to “work in fields and procreate” in the Andes valley. Four... Read more
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Daily Mail
Slaves rescued from Shining Path 'troop-making camps' in PeruRescued after decades in captivity: Slaves held in Shining Path 'troop-making c
Slaves rescued from Shining Path 'troop-making camps' in Peru
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Rescued after decades in captivity: Slaves held in Shining Path 'troop-making camps' in Peru where women were raped to produce future soldiers are finally freed Slaves freed from Shining Path 'troop-making' camp in Peruvian jungle Among the 39... Read more
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iol.co.za
Peru rescues ‘Shining Path hostages’AFPThis handout picture taken on July 27, 2015 shows Peruvian Army members ushe
Peru rescues ‘Shining Path hostages’
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
AFPThis handout picture taken on July 27, 2015 shows Peruvian Army members ushering adults and children to helicopters at the Air Force base in the jungle town of Mazamari after their liberation in the central Amazonia region of Satipo. Handout... Read more
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Independent
Slaves including raped women and 26 children rescued from Communist rebel camp in PeruIn an operation lasting nine days that ended on Sunday, the 26 children and 13
Slaves including raped women and 26 children rescued from Communist rebel camp in Peru
Independent / Posted 30 days ago
In an operation lasting nine days that ended on Sunday, the 26 children and 13 adults were taken from “production camps” controlled by the Shining Path in the crime-riddled VRAEM region. Women were raped and forced to work on the farms while their... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hostages rescued from Communist insurgents after 30 years held captiveHand in hand with female soldiers, these children are led away from the only ho
Hostages rescued from Communist insurgents after 30 years held captive
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
Hand in hand with female soldiers, these children are led away from the only home they have ever known - a remote valley in Peru. The 26 youngsters, some just babies, were rescued along with 13 adults, some of them taken from their homes by a Maoist... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Peruvian army rescues slave workers including children born in captivity In Peru, the army says it has rescued 39 people from a farm where Shining Pat
Peruvian army rescues slave workers including children born in captivity
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
In Peru, the army says it has rescued 39 people from a farm where Shining Path rebels had kept them as slave workers. Some of them said they'd been kidnapped 30 years ago and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Peruvian army rescues Shining Path kidnap victims after 25 years' captivityA Peruvian military operation has secured the release of more than a dozen peop
Peruvian army rescues Shining Path kidnap victims after 25 years' captivity
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 30 days ago
A Peruvian military operation has secured the release of more than a dozen people who were kidnapped by the Shining Path rebel group up to 25 years ago. After being used as slaves in remote mountain communities, the 13 adults and 26 children were... Read more
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