Peru: Pulling back the Veil 1

The eight journalists were buried in four graves excavated next to a creek near Uchuraccay. Their bodies were exhumed four days after they were massacred. Photo courtesy of Carmen Hulbert.

The eight journalists were buried in four graves excavated next to a creek near Uchuraccay. Their bodies were exhumed four days after they were massacred. Photo courtesy of Carmen Hulbert.

Leave Lima, travel a long road to 4,000 meters up in Peru’s central highlands and you come to Uchuraccay. It’s a remote and desolate place. Most people outside Peru have never heard of it. Jane McClenahan on a story rarely been covered in mainstream media.

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