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The Man Who Got Abimael Guzman Goes to Prison

The Man Who Got Abimael Guzman Goes to Prison

 Benedicto Jimenez, a police detective who became famous two decades ago with the capture of Shining Path leader Abimael Guzman, was sent yesterday to the maximum security prison of Piedras Gordas in north Lima, following his arrest in Arequipa on the weekend.  He is being held in a protected section, […]

Report: Shining Path Allegedly Provided Funds for Movadef

A political group that has close ties to the Shining Path insurgency allegedly received some 500,000 soles ($179,000) from a cell of the terrorist group involved in drug trafficking, according to newspaper El Comercio, citing an unnamed source. On Thursday, police arrested about two dozen members of the Movement for […]

Police Arrest 24 Members of Group Connected to Shining Path

Police Arrest 24 Members of Group Connected to Shining Path

Peruvian police arrested late Thursday 24 members of a political group that has close ties with the original founders of the Shining Path insurgency, the government said. The Interior Ministry said the operation against the organization, called the Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights (Movadef) was carried out simultaneously in […]

Shining Path Founder Faces New Trial for Tarata Bombing

Shining Path Founder Faces New Trial for Tarata Bombing

Twenty-two years after the event, Shining Path founder Abimael Guzman faced charges Monday in a Navy Base courtroom in Callao, for the Tarata bomb attack in Lima’s upper middle-class district of Miraflores.   The second national criminal court is presided by Justice Mercedes Caballero. Also accused with Guzman are his […]