As part of an ongoing commitment by LAN to help communities in need in its home territory, on September 25th, the airline flew students from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles to Chincha
, Peru, where they joined "Un Techo Para Mi Pais" (A Roof for my Country) in helping local residents who are still recovering from the deadly earthquake that struck in 2007 in the construction of houses with materials that have been donated by LAN.
In August he traveled to the Chincha
Islands, off the coast of Pisco, where workers are extracting guano for the first time in over a decade.
AFP Integra and HHF announced the next commitment to the "Sustainable Schools" Program in Vila Los Angeles de Chincha
, there is a school named Divino Nino Jesus, which has functioned in a module improvised by the community since the earthquake.
After the conquest of the Incan Empire, the Spanish conquistadors needed cheap farm labor, particularly along the coast, which gave rise to the African slave trade in Chincha
and the increased African-descendant presence in this part of Peru.
It owns cultivated land, a processing plant and canning facilities in the area of Pueblo Nuevo and in Chincha
Callers said homes in poor neighbourhoods in Chincha
near Ica had collapsed.
An Associated Press Television News cameraman who reached the city of Chincha
, about 100 miles south-east of Lima and 20 miles north of Pisco, said he counted 30 bodies under bloody sheets on the floor of the badly damaged hospital.
, a small town near Pisco only 40 km from the quake's epicenter, an AP Television News cameraperson counted 30 bodies in a hospital patio.
The genus Chinchippus was established by Chamberlin (1920) based on a single female from the Peruvian island of Chincha
Ica, Pisco and Chincha
were each largely reduced to rubble as buildings collapsed, roads disappeared and power lines fell to the ground.
In the Grocio Prado district of Peru's Chincha
province, nearly 900 families lost their houses.
Native to the Andes mountains in South America, chinchillas are named after the Chincha
people, who lived in the region and wore the animals' soft and dense fur.