Alessandro Cinque

Freelance Photojournalist

Assignment for Reuters

Posted by Alessandro Cinque on September 16, 2021

In Peru's Andes, Shining Path leader's death stirs buried memories of terror.
"In Ñuñunhuaycco, a tiny village in the Peruvian Andes, residents relive almost daily a terror that once haunted them every time the sun went down.
Before dusk in the 1980s locals would often run into the hills in case brutal Shining Path militants came through in their long-running battle to topple the Peruvian state and impose their own Maoist brand of communism."
Full story on Reuters website.


REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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