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US Activist Released From Peru After 20 Years

U.S. citizen Lori Berenson, convicted in Peru of helping Marxist insurgents, finally left Peru for good early Thursday after 20 years of detention and parole in the South American nation. Berenson and her six-year-old son boarded a plane bound for the U.S. shortly after midnight, having walked through the airport surrounded by police. Berenson's activist past and fierce defense of the Tupac Amaru rebels in her 1996 trial have made her an unpopular figure in Peru, where she has been...

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