Peru’s dark past surfaces as young protester is laid to rest


              Soldiers stand guard outside the airport in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Soldiers stand guard outside the airport in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Relatives grieve during the funeral of Jose Yucra, 20, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Relatives grieve during the funeral of Jose Yucra, 20, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              A woman passes below a big black ribbon displayed as a symbol of people who were killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Soldiers stand guard outside the airport in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Soldiers stand guard outside the airport in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Relatives grieve during the funeral of Jose Yucra, 20, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              Relatives grieve during the funeral of Jose Yucra, 20, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              A woman passes below a big black ribbon displayed as a symbol of people who were killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Hugo Curotto)
            
              People attend the funeral procession of Clemer Rojas, 23, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)
            
              A man walks holding a sign with a message that reads in Spanish: "Shut down Congress," in the funeral procession of Clemer Rojas, 23, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)
            
              People attend a funeral mass for Clemer Rojas, 23, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)
            
              People attend the funeral procession of Clemer Rojas, 23, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)
            
              Relatives grieve during the funeral procession of Clemer Rojas, 23, who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte, in Ayacucho, Peru, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. The eight deaths this week that converted Ayacucho into the epicenter of violence in Peru's still unfolding crisis is for many a stark reminder of the region's bloody past and longstanding neglect by authorities in the far-away capital.(AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)
Peru’s dark past surfaces as young protester is laid to rest