Sendero Luminoso

communist organization labeled as a terrorist group in Peru

Sendero Luminoso, (English: Shining Path, official complete name: Partido Comunista del Peru-Sendero Luminoso, PCP-SL), is a Peruvian Maoist group which is based on communist ideology. Their leader, Abimael Guzmán, and several important members of the group were captured on September 12, 1992. Since then, the group has not been as powerful.

Flag of Sendero Luminoso