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Chincha,

ancient empire of Peru: see IcaIca
, city (1993 pop. 108,724), capital of Ica region, SW Peru, on the Pan-American Highway. It is a commercial center for the cotton, wool, and wine produced in the region. There are several summer resorts nearby.
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Chincha Province is located in the Ica region, approximately 200 kilometers south of Lima.
The week after the quake, he noted that electricity had been restored to 90% of the city of Ica and 60% of Chincha.
One of us (AC) conducted fieldwork at the Paracas National Reserve (PNR; 13[degrees]51'S, 76[degrees]16'W), ~19 km S of the Chinchas islands, in the Peruvian Region of Ica (Fig.
In the worst disaster to hit Peru in 35 years, Chincha may have fared even worse, as the city's main hospital suffered widespread damage, leaving health care officials struggling to provide even basic medical treatment for the scores of victims.
Residents of Pisco, Ica and Chincha, the three cities hit hardest by the earthquake, held strikes and demonstrations on Friday to demand faster and more efficient reconstruction.
Meagher describes indentureship on the Chincha Islands as 'the most abject slavery' in which men suffered under a severe climate and received floggings for not fulfilling daily guano quotas (p.
The neighboring village of Pisco still looks utterly torn apart by the earthquake that struck in 2007, and Paracas, Chincha, and Nasca have not completely recovered from the back-to-back aftershocks and tremors.
Another midwife, from a public sector health centre in peri-urban Chincha said that women knew Pap smears exist, but had not received friendly, understandable information about what they were:
At the same time, the Company has begun construction on three Mega Express strip malls in Peru: Mega Express Chincha, Mega Express Barranca and Mega Express CaSete, and are expected to open during 2013.
First record of Phoebis argante chincha Lamas (Lepidoptera, Pieridae) in Chile.