Archive for October, 2014

International Analysis: A Hostile Climate

Op-Ed by Sherri Goodman Executive Director, CNA Military Advisory Board —The Mark News — On October 13, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel delivered a major address on climate security at the Conference of the Defense Ministers of the Americas in Lima, Peru. During his speech, he announced the release […]

Decades Later, Families Receive Remains of Victims of Peru’s Conflict

Decades Later, Families Receive Remains of Victims of Peru’s Conflict

The remains of 80 people who were killed during Peru’s  internal conflict with Shining Path rebels have been handed over to their families for burial, decades after their deaths. The ceremony, led by the Public Prosectuor’s Office, took place in Peru’s southern Andean region of Ayacucho, which was at the center of the bloody […]

Peru, Chile Trade Barbs Over Ownership of Sliver of Land

Peru, Chile Trade Barbs Over Ownership of Sliver of Land

Peru and Chile continue to trade barbs over ownership of a sliver of land that has been under dispute since earlier this year when an international court set a new maritime border. On Saturday, former Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said that 3.7 hectares of land is Chilean. “There are different […]

Analyst Sees Shining Path Strategy Manual as Drug Traffic Smoke Screen

News of Peru’s Shining Path insurgency changing strategies and targeting specific people is being met with deep skepticism by sociologist and recognized Shining Path expert Jaime Antezana. Antezana believes the news is more likely to be a smoke screen, to draw attention away from the Shining Path’s full dedication to drug trafficking and from […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Insurgency, Law & Justice, Politics, Provinces