About Us

The Huaraz Telegraph was launched on the 4th of April in 2012 but the ideas of enriching Huaraz with its first English language newspaper date back from October 2011 when the editor visited Iquitos with his family. The first editions were projected to have no more than 16 pages but as there was so much to write about, the very first edition counted 20 pages including a meeting with the Mayor of Huaraz who was extremely enthusiastic about the project.

Nowadays, The Huaraz Telegraph counts between 20 and 24 pages and this includes also tourist information. The Huaraz Telegraph is a tiny organization with no permanent employees but with the help of local people and foreigners we are able to offer our readers valuable touristic information and interesting articles. The Huaraz Telegraph is a free newspaper thanks to our sponsors and is available in Huaraz as in many parts of the Callejon de Huaylas and Conchucos.

Future extension towards the north of Peru is under consideration but because of a lack of time and money, not yet very realistic. Feel free to contact us if you would like to become part of the team!

28 people in Ancash killed by mudslides and effects of heavy rains

According to an official report delivered by the Regional Government of Ancash and the Center of Emergency Operations (COER) Ancash, […]

Limited bus transport between Lima and Huaraz possible from tomorrow

Great news for the many tourists and Peruvians that are stuck in Huaraz. A quick round along some of the […]

Update on situation in Huaraz; still inaccessible but 60 people got shipped out

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed that approximately 60 people boarded a Police-owned aircraft to be taken to the nation`s capital. […]

No transportation possible between Huaraz, Lima and Trujillo, tourists stuck

The heavy rainfall that is occurring in the Ancash area has significantly affected six main access roads to different villages, […]

Lima´s Jorge Chavez International Airport among worst in the world

Online travel agency eDreams, that offers deals in regular and charter flights, low-cost airlines, hotels, car rental etc. has evaluated […]

Tourist Police Huaraz finds back stolen suitcase of Brazilian tourist

On March 6th Brazilian Felipe da Silva thought to check-in at a local tourist hostel located on Jr. Ladislao Meza […]

Passengers on Julio César bus assaulted by hooded criminals en route to Lima

A bus of the company Julio César leaving Huaraz at 11:15pm was stopped on the way near Chasquitambo – Pativilca […]

Newton Fund interested in supporting valuable scientific research in Ancash

The Newton Fund, so states the website of the British Council, promotes the economic development and welfare in partnering countries, […]

Animal abuse in Peru: men force donkey to enter the cargo hold of a bus

Images of men forcing a defenseless donkey to enter the cargo hold of an interprovincial bus have caused furor among […]

15 giant carved marble sculptures exhibited during Easter

In the past, Easter (Semana Santa in Spanish) marked the start of the ´high season´ with many national tourists mainly […]

Aspirant guides from Huaraz on their way to Bolivia for international expedition

During Friday´s press conference at the Casa de Guías the local press were given more details about the international mountaineering […]

Spectacular downhill skateboard championship to be held this weekend

On the 4th and 5th of March, the province of Asuncion in the department of Ancash will be hosting one […]

Huaraz based Sport Rosario surprise package in National Summer Tournament

Sport Rosario is representing Huaraz at the highest tier of the Peruvian football pyramid and until so far they have […]

Argentine citizen hurt as interprovincial bus burns down completely in Tortugas

The accident was registered on Wednesday at 4 o’clock in the morning at the height of km 396 near the […]

South African finally a free man after completing 12-year-long prison sentence

While others might have celebrated Valentine´s Day, the 14th of February was celebrated by Charles Lewis Cornelius for other reasons. […]

Huaraz based teacher Juan Raúl Cadillo winner in Ibero-American contest

A new and great achievement for teacher Juan Raúl Cadillo León, who in December last year was selected  among the […]

South African prisoner hospitalised and badly ill 13 days from release

A couple of days ago we got a phone call that Lewis Charles Cornelius was taken to the hospital Victor […]

Cruz del Sur bus crashes partly into discotheque in Huaraz centre

On Sunday at around 10:30 pm, a bus of the company Cruz del Sur rushed out of its terminal colliding […]