Sex slavery: Anna Ruston’s book Secret Slave claims she was kept for 13 years
The tabernacle in the church - a box-like vessel usually used to store bread and wine for the consecrated Eucharist — was opened up to be made into one of the secret entrances to the slave tunnels. When slavery was abolished by Ramon Castilla, the tunnels were used as burial grounds for some of the workers who died on the land.
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Most of the deaths were caused from the harsh punishments dealt out by the notorious owners. In the Pisco and Chincha earthquake, a new entrance to the underground tunnels was discovered after part of the floor collapsed. Two groundwater deposits were also revealed.
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