Sport Ancash might make reappearance in Peru´s second division this year

Founded on April the 22nd, 1967 under the name Club Deportivo Comunitario Laboral Sport Áncash, the team last played professional football in 2009 when they got relegated to the second division of Peruvian football after a five year spell at the highest level. Sport Ancash nick named Amenaza Verde (Green Threat) achieved the awaited promotion […]

Environmental Research Centre for Development worried about deglaciation of Palcacocha

The rise of temperature in the Huaraz area due to the weather phenomenon El Niño keeps causing concerns. According to latest calculations by meteorologist and engineer Rafael Figueroa Tauquino of the national University Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo (UNASAM) in Huaraz, the temperatures have generated the melting of the ice layers above the lake. Meteorologist Rafael […]

Lack of information agencies Huaraz could be putting lives at risk

Huaraz is surrounded by world-renowned opportunities for trekking, mountain climbing and other outdoor activities. Deciding what you would like to do and comparing offers can be a challenge, with the abundance of zealous salesmen, guidebook advice and websites and so on. For tourists, it’s important to thoroughly evaluate an agency before making a commitment. Going […]

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Great comeback against C.A. Mannucci deliver Sport Ancash FC a narrow home win

The fourth round of the Peruvian Second Division of professional football, also known as the Copa Best Cable 2016 for sponsorship purposes saw Sport Ancash F.C. providing an entertaining match. Carlos A. Mannucci from Trujillo however took the lead after 16 minutes by a goal of Brazilian Fernando Oliveira, a goal that silenced the home […]

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Approximately 200 metres from the top 75-year-old mountain guide suffered deadly fall

Peruvian citizen and professional mountain guide Victorino Bacilio Huaranga from Llamac of the district Pacllón in province of Bolognesi got killed on Thursday May the 12th at around 1 am, when he fell while trying to summit the Rasaq Mountain in the Cordillera Huayhuash. According to official information, Victorino Bacilio Huaranga, was at 5800 meters […]

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Deadly climbing accident in Huayhuash, rescue team heading to place of disaster

This morning The Huaraz Telegraph was informed that less than a week after the incident on the Nevado Mateo, a new accident took place. This time unfortunately in the Cordillera Huayhuash. According to first indications, the accident happened at the Rasaq (Quechua for toad) Mounain. The Huayhuash mountain range is located in the western central […]

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Dutch tourist doing fine, but warns others not to take Nevado Mateo too lightly

We called Erik Elsinga this afternoon while still in the Victor Ramos Guardia hospital in Huaraz, after suffering an accident at the Nevado Mateo. Although Navado Mateo is described as one of the easier ones in the area, Erik Elsinga believes the mountain is heavily underestimated although at the same time he admitted that he didn´t […]

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Emerson Trujillo Flores wins charity run event in the Netherlands

The Wings for Life World Run got a final everyone hoped for with Emerson Trujillo Flores winning the event in the Netherlands. Emerson Trujillo Flores is originally from Uranchacra in the Huántar district in Ancash. The Wings for Life World Run was organised for a third time last Sunday to raise money and awareness for Wings for […]

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Dutch and Spanish climber suffer accident in the Cordillera Blanca but luckily survive

Two foreign climbers who suffered a spectacular fall in the Cordillera Blanca were rescued alive by members of the Department of High Mountain Rescue National Police and Mountain Guides. The accident occurred in at the Mateo Peak located in the area of Punta Olímpica in Carhuaz, where both fell in trying to reach the summit. […]

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Three matches played; four points so far for Sport Ancash F.C.

Despite having a tough draw for its first matches in the Peruvian Second Division, the start of Sport Ancash F.C. is very hopeful. Although the Amenaza Verde lost it´s opening match against Alianza Universidad at the Heraclio Tapia León stadium in Huánuco, three points were collected a week later against Academia Cantolao from Callao. Deportiva […]

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Featured skater inaugurated Skate Park on new boulevard along Quilcay River

With the presence of prominent skaters from Lima and members of the Club BMX Huaraz, the Provincial Mayor of Huaraz, Alberto Espinoza Cerrón opened the new skate park located on the touristic and ecological boulevard in Huaraz. The boulevard is located alongside the Quilcay River and the event took place on Saturday the 7th in […]

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South African prisoner heavily disappointed with his embassy that has abandoned him

Huaraz prison entrance

Only nine months, that is what Lewis Charles Cornelius from South Africa has left of his twelve year long prison sentence in the Victor Perez Liendo prison in Huaraz for trying to ship out 17 kilos of hydrochloride to his home country. Lewis is counting the days but it seems that his last nine months […]

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Former mayor of Huaraz Lombardo Mautino (61) killed in tragic car accident

The former mayor of Huaraz and recently still a candidate to the Peruvian Congress for Ancash engineer Lombardo Mautino Angeles, was killed in a tragic car accident last night. The accident happened in the Huashtacruz area, in the district of Pueblo Libre (province of Huaylas Caraz). The aforementioned former authority was killed as a result […]

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First tourists spotted with brand-new ninth edition of Lonely Planet

In August 2015 we were happy that Alex Egerton took some time off his busy schedule while he answered some […]

Draft Law approved for construction of a railway linking Chimbote, Huaraz and Pucallpa

The Congress unanimously approved Draft Law No. 2651/2013-CR presented by Ancash Congressman Victor Crisologo Espejo, which proclaims the public need […]

Huaraz population alerted due to 4.6 earthquake on Ancash coast near Huarmey

An earthquake of 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded Monday night in the Ancash region, according to the Geophysical Institute […]

Sport Ancash F.C. loses opening match with smallest difference in Huánuco

Despite decent practice results including a small victory over Sport Boys from Callao, Sport Ancash F.C. couldn’t hit the ground […]

Exposition on how a female Peruvian climber from Huaraz reached the top of Chimborazo (6,268m) in Ecuador

Tonight at the Cultural Centre of Huaraz, Rosario del Pilar Obregon Dominguez will share her experiences on when she went […]

Sport Ancash F.C. seems ready for Second Division start this Sunday

Last night, the local heroes of Sport Ancash F.C. played their last friendly match before the kickoff of the Peruviuan […]

XXXII Safety and mountain rescue course in Llaca concluded

The thirty-second safety and mountain rescue courses for professional mountain guides held between the 14th and 18th of April at […]

Website The Huaraz Telegraph down due to massive cyber attacks

Faithful followers and some new visitors of our website might have noticed that our website was down a day […]

Dry Law enacted starting on Saturday 8:00 a.m. due to Presidential Elections

Due to the Presidential Elections on Sunday the 10th of April, the Peruvian Dry Law (Ley seca) is prohibiting the […]

Huaraz-born lawyer is elected member of International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) of UN

For the first time in history, a Peruvian is elected as a member of the International Narcotics Control Board. This […]

Visits to Llanganuco Lakes increased 27% compared with 2015

Despite having suffered five power cuts in less than an hour between 07:15pm and 08:15pm on Saturday that scared the […]

The process of shipping your vehicle to Peru

Shipping a vehicle to a foreign country presents its challenges. This is why nearly all individuals who desire to have […]

Sport Ancash is confirmed in Peru´s Second Division but faces tough challenge

Thanks to the payment of U$ 100.000 to the Federación Peruana de Fútbol (Peruvian Football Federation) Sport Áncash Fútbol Club […]

Peru visited by 304,712 international tourists in first month of 2016

The Ministry of Foreign Commerce and Tourism of Peru or MINCETUR confirmed that in the first month of this year, […]

Unhygienic mattresses of hostels confiscated just before Semana Santa

On the eve of Easter, The Provincial Municipality of Huaraz through the Public Service office and the Control Office of […]

Happy Easter to Batman, Adidas, Judas, Jesus and Garfield

What´s in a name? Indeed, in a country that has people carry given names such as Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Batman, […]

Lima´s Jorge Chavez Airport no longer South America´s best

Lima´s Jorge Chavez International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez) won the Skytrax World Airport Awards seven years in a row […]

National Chamber of Tourism predicts 1.8 million Peruvians to travel during Easter

The president of the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) Jorge Jochamowitz estimated that around 1.8 million people will travel domestically […]