Children rescued from Shining Path
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39 Women, Children ‘Rescued’ from Peru’s Shining Path

Authorities in Peru say security forces have rescued a record number of women and children from the Shining Path, drawing attention to the insurgent group's alleged...
Peru has stepped up coca eradication efforts
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Colombia Overtakes Peru As World’s Top Coca Cultivator: UN

Colombia has surpassed Peru in coca cultivation, according to a new United Nations report, and may have reclaimed its title as the world's top cocaine...
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Though Peru Destroys Trafficking Airstrips, Shining Path Still Profits

The Peruvian military has stepped up its efforts to destroy remote airstrips used for drug trafficking in a key rebel area, but the offensive has had little effect...
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US Blacklists Peru’s Shining Path for Drug Trafficking

The US Treasury Department has designated Peru's Shining Path guerrilla group as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker, citing the group's involvement in...
Shining Path guerrillas
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Peru’s Shining Path Allied with Colombian Drug Traffickers: Report

Phone taps have reportedly revealed an alliance between the Shining Path guerrillas and a Colombian drug trafficking organization in Peru's principal coca-growing...
Recently freed kidnapping victim Daniel Rebagliati
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Sophisticated Argentina Kidnapping Gang Allegedly Includes Fmr Shining Path Guerrillas

Investigators in Argentina believe police officers and former members of Peru's Shining Path guerrillas are behind the recent kidnapping of a wealthy businessman,...
A helicopter shot down in 2009 in the VRAEM
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The Metrics of War: Peru’s Guerrilla Conflict

IDL-Reporteros looks at the casualties suffered during Peru's guerrilla conflict in the so-called VRAEM region over a 30-year period, highlighting changing...
Alleged Peru drug trafficker Filemon Huillcayaure
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Peru Dismantles Major Precursor Chemical Trafficking Group

In a double blow that's indicative of how the drug trade works in Peru's primary coca-growing region, authorities have disbanded what they say was a major crime...
Peru's Shining Path guerrilla group
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A Glimpse into the Tactics of Peru’s Shining Path Guerrillas

A tactical manual attributed to Peru's Shining Path guerrilla group sets out tighter security protocols and calls for targeted attacks on their critics, in what is...