It makes sense because Shining Path is the accepted English version, like 'Viet Cong' or 'NLF' was used instead of 'Mặt trận Dân tộc Giải phóng miền Nam Việt Nam'(!)
Anyway the clue is '_____ Path'.
People tend to describe things by comparing it to the thing it most closely resembles, it does not need to have other links. (sometimes things are slightly related, sometimes not at all, like describing a sawfish, it has things in common with a saw but definitely is not a tool.. though saying it looks like a shark with a saw aptly describes it.)
We lived in San Isidro, my daughter was born at the Clinica Anglo-Americano.
A sol was equal to 4 cents.
Thanks for the memories, alberici.