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Trial of Peru’s Comrade Artemio gets underway

BOGOTA, Colombia — Florindo Eleuterio Flores, otherwise known as Comrade Artemio, spent 20 years at large in the eastern hills of the Peruvian Andes, carrying an AK-47 assault rifle. Holding red flags with yellow hammers and sickles and sporting T-shirts … Continue reading

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Tense calm follows Peru market clashes

Thousands of riot police took up positions in an open-air Lima market on Friday, a day after two people were killed when vendors angry over plans to move the market went on a looting rampage. The clashes initially broke out … Continue reading

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Insight: Shining Path political arm revives as Peru’s Humala disappoints

(Reuters) – The political arm of Peru’s brutal Shining Path insurgency was largely dormant for two decades but it is now rebuilding, hoping it can take advantage of disappointment on the left over President Ollanta Humala’s swing to the right. … Continue reading

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