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15. Peru interior minister: deadly attack on police station not sign of new insurgency group
Posted on November, 6 at 7:35 pm

Interior Minister Luis Alva Castro rejected claims that a new insurgency is responsible for the attack on an Ocobamba police station in Perus southern Apurmac department ...

Officers at the station said 70 to 80 people attacked them on November 1, killing police Lt. Colonel Hctor Zegarra, and wounding three others. Authorities maintained the attack was orchestrated by drug traffickers trying to recuperate 180 pounds of cocaine paste confiscated days earlier.

... sociologist Jaime Antezana ... said the attack has less to do with recuperating cocaine paste and more with a new internal armed conflict and resurgence of Shining Path activity in Peru ... He added that drug barons who finance the drug trade should be the main concern, not the Shining Path ...
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  -Peru's Shining Path guerrillas on the rise again maddezmom  May-31-08 11:33 AM   #0 
  - This is a strange article. Fujimori is finally on trial -- so we get an article  struggle4progress   May-31-08 03:57 PM   #1 
  - It was hard to take simply reading that in Ayacucho government troops lured villagers  Judi Lynn   Jun-01-08 11:10 AM   #2 
  - it isn't surprising at all  Bacchus39   Jun-01-08 04:50 PM   #3 
     - Not quite sure what in my post you think you're replying to  struggle4progress   Jun-01-08 07:06 PM   #4 
     - you said the resurgence of S L was unlikely and dismissed the story  Bacchus39   Jun-01-08 07:12 PM   #5 
        - There will be very little "romantic nostalgia" for SL for the reasons I indicated:  struggle4progress   Jun-01-08 09:46 PM   #6 
           - well maybe you should discuss this with the mayor of Matucana  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 09:26 AM   #8 
              - Of which district, in which province, is Velasquez alcade? Spanish versions of this story  struggle4progress   Jun-02-08 11:40 AM   #9 
                 - try this  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 11:50 AM   #10 
                    - No: something's wrong. "Matucana is a six-hour trip from the provincial capital of Ayacucho over  struggle4progress   Jun-02-08 12:21 PM   #11 
                       - the location is pinpointed on the link in the original story  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 12:27 PM   #12 
                          - Does this look right? Link says "jungle-draped slopes near his remote village"  struggle4progress   Jun-02-08 01:11 PM   #14 
                             - Ayacucho jungle  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 01:23 PM   #16 
                             - So we agree Ayacucho is not Lima? In #10, you directed me to the Matucana in Lima  struggle4progress   Jun-02-08 01:39 PM   #19 
                                - it sounds like an error in the story. the story line is from Matucano  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 02:07 PM   #20 
                             - more on the Ayacucho jungle  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 01:27 PM   #17 
     - Maybe you should tell Alan Garcia this. It could save him a lot of trouble.  Judi Lynn   Jun-02-08 04:51 AM   #7 
  - PERU: Shining Path Rebels and the War on Drugs  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 01:06 PM   #13 
  - Peru interior minister: deadly attack on police station not sign of new insurgency group  struggle4progress   Jun-02-08 01:21 PM   #15 
  - Bacchus is right. FARC can be destroyed but only  dinalight   Jun-06-08 03:40 PM   #21 
  - Peru reports death of top guerrilla  Bacchus39   Jun-02-08 01:32 PM   #18 

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