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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...
Airstrip destroyed  by Peruvian security forces
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24-Hour Turnaround to Rebuild Peru’s Narco-Airstrips

With the help of locals, drug trafficking groups in Peru's VRAEM have rebuilt more than a quarter of the clandestine airstrips destroyed by security forces in 2014,...
Weapons seized from the Shining Path in June
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Peru’s Shining Path Rebels Video Shows New Blood, Weapons

Peru's Shining Path rebel movement has released a video showing its fighters, several very young, parading with an impressive arsenal, as the group seeks to show it...
Alias "Raul" with security team. Source: Caretas
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US Indicts Shining Path Rebels as Drug War Focus Shifts to Peru

A US indictment against commanders of Peru's Shining Path guerrilla group is a boost to the Peruvian security forces' campaign for increased US support against the...