Peru Creates Military Region to Better Combat Shining Path Guerrillas

By Geraldine Cook
January 09, 2009

Peru will raise the South Andean valley war zone cut through by the rivers Apurímac and ‎Ene, one of the last refuges of Shining Path Maoist guerrillas, to military region rank, ‎Secretary of Defense Antero Flores Aráoz said Friday.