SAO PAULO, Brazil _ Cornered in a remote jungle gorge at the base of the Andes Mountains, the commander of Peru's infamous Shining Path guerrillas was captured early Wednesday, ending a two-decade manhunt.
Oscar Ramirez Durand, better known by his nom de guerre Commandante Feliciano, had been the guerrilla movement's military leader since its start in 1980 and had led the Maoist organization since its founder, Abimael Guzman, was jailed in 1992.
Just after dawn Wednesday, Ramirez surrendered as troops in helicopters, jets and on foot surrounded his hideout near Huancayo. He later boarded a military plane, headed to join Guzman at the navy's maximum security prison in Callao.
Peruvians, fascinated finally to see the secretive rebel leader who had not been photographed in …