Shining Path founder Abimael Guzman’s remains to be cremated

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Shining Path founder Abimael Guzman’s remains to be cremated” – below is their description.

The remains of the man who founded one of Latin America’s most violent rebel groups – the Shining Path – will be cremated.

Peru’s Congress reached the decision after days of heated debate over concerns that Abimael Guzman’s gravesite could become a rallying point for supporters.

Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Actor Alec Baldwin shoots crew member dead with prop gun on set | AJ #shorts
  • Colin Powell: Wise statesman or pawn? | The Bottom Line
  • Unrelinquished: Why do so many domestic abusers have guns? | The Stream
  • In This Story: Peru

    Peru is a country in South America that’s home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes mountains. The region around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and colonial city of Cusco, is rich in archaeological sites. On Peru’s arid Pacific coast is Lima, the capital, with a preserved colonial center and important collections of pre-Columbian art. 

    2 Recent Items: Peru

  • Peru police seize nearly 5,000 kg of drugs worth over $200 million
  • Pooches receive blessings during special mass at Lima monastery
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.