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Evidence Points to Sinaloa Cartel Behind Multi-ton Peru Cocaine Haul

Evidence Points to Sinaloa Cartel Behind Multi-ton Peru Cocaine Haul

Officials in Peru have said the two companies whose shipments of coal were found to contain tons of cocaine earlier this week were set up as fronts by Mexican drug traffickers, a modus operandi that... Read more

Peru Country Profile

Although violence in Peru has been relatively low since the end of its civil conflict in the late 1990s, the cocaine trade is on the rise in the country, which surpassed Colombia to become the world's largest producer of cocaine in 2011, according to some estimates.

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Shining Path

Shining Path

The Shining Path is an insurgent group in Peru that has declined in recent years,... Read more

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