Tuesday, June 10

Miami Herald / AP Peru's Army Says Rebels Free 60 Hostages: "An army officer, speaking on condition of anonymity, said troops encountered the hostages around 1 p.m. in the jungle near the town of Palma Pampa, 45 miles northeast of the Andean city Ayacucho. After securing the hostages, troops were moving to encircle the fleeing kidnappers, the officer said. Police suspect the kidnappers were from the rebel group Shining Path." For more information about political violence within the Peruvian context and Sendero Luminoso.

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