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Peru Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Peru Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - home based:
Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso, SL): aim(s): generate revenue by providing security for narcotics trafficking and growing coca to produce cocaine; historically, SL's goal was to replace Peruvian institutions with a peasant revolutionary regime area(s) of operation: headquartered in the Valley of the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro River Valleys (VRAEM) region; responsible for bombing and shooting attacks that have claimed over 70,000 deaths since SL's inception in the late 1960s; currently engages heavily in all aspects of narcotics trafficking activities, especially in the VRAEM and Upper Huallaga Valley (UHV) regions


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Peru on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Peru Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Peru Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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