The Tarnished Past

The Ayacucho survivors of Peru‘s 20-year war against indigenous peoples still wait for reparations promised but delayed. In what amounts to around $100 for families of victims murdered by police and military death squads, the Quechua-speaking people from whence The Shining Path rose up against globalization, can expect little from a president who only last year sent the army to quell their protests.

~ by Jay Taber on July 28, 2010.

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