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How on earth could Jesse Galganov just vanish in Huaraz without a trace?

One month on and the police apparently have absolutely nothing on Jesse Galganov´s disappearance. The two video cameras which captured the 22-year-old´s arrival in Huaraz have lead not to more answers, but to more questions. The hostel where he ostensibly stayed was cleared by the police and resulted in a dead end. Hopefully, the results […]

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Foreword editor THT September edition 2017

Every time an accident happens in the nearby mountains, our website gets visited from all corners of the world. It´s actually sad that this type of news is read more than some of the other interesting content we have on offer; however, this is understandable. Most of our followers have been to Huaraz, probably liked […]

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Carta abierta dirigida a Rosario Pilar Obregón Domínguez

Hola Rosario, De antemano, lo siguiente está redactado en castellano, para evitar malas interpretaciones o traducciones. Pese a que tus comentarios en las redes sociales no fueron muy lindos y en algunos casos amenazantes, quiero agradecerte. De hecho, porque me has dejado pensando. Yo no soy psicólogo como tú, no obstante, he tratado de entenderte. Como […]

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Praises and threats

Every year again, making The Huaraz Telegraph is a massive job. Not in the last place because useless local publications appear every beginning of the high season and these are aiming at our same target audience. We are basically fishing in the same pool and are visiting the same small group of businesses that are […]

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Foreword editor THT September edition 2016

At every printed edition, our editor shares his thoughts on the newspaper or society in Huaraz. In this last edition of the year, he will share some of the feedback he got during the year. This is what he would like to share with followers and readers: Comme d’habitude; what we do and why we […]

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Foreword editor THT August edition 2016

Consumer rights for tourists in Peru and the value of life My part-time job at local TV station Cable Andino often offers interesting opportunities to interview people who work in the tourism industry. Having Dutch as my first language makes interviewing them in Spanish an interesting task, but it is getting easier. For those wondering […]

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Foreword editor THT July edition 2016

On page two of every printed edition of The Huaraz Telegraph, editor Rex Broekman shares his thoughts with the readers. The editorial of the July edition of 2016 is about some interesting feedback he got from a reader in town.  Getting all noses pointing in the same direction without getting a piece from the cake Last month someone […]

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Foreword editor THT June edition 2016

On page two of every printed edition of The Huaraz Telegraph, editor Rex Broekman shares his thoughts with the readers. The editorial of the June edition of 2016 is about an interesting experience while making the previous mentioned edition. The clash of interest when publishing The Huaraz Telegraph First of all, thanks for reading us! Maybe you […]

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The unfortunate relationship between Aruba and Peru that no one wishes to speak about in Aruba

According to Marisol López Tromp president of the Aruban Parliament, councilors and other high ranked members of the Aruban Government really like to visit Peru on international political trips. On a recent trip to Aruba I met the charming and friendly Ms. Marisol thanks to my brother who gives private swimming classes to her daughter […]

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¿Qué significa Navidad en nuestra sociedad? (Esp)

La Navidad es una de las festividades más importantes del mes de diciembre y para muchos religiosos (cristianos sobre todo) se trata de la fiesta más transcendental del año, conjuntamente con la Semana Santa. También es una fiesta familiar, donde se festeja la unión familiar y fervor religioso. Muchas tradiciones de esta fiesta se olvidaron […]

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No visits to Pastoruri Glacier; access road closed until the 29th of December

Jesús López Gómez, head of the Huascarán National Park (SERNANP – Huaraz) informed the press and agencies in Huaraz and […]

Memories of the 76th anniversary of the glacial lake outburst of 1941

In 1941, while Europe was suffering the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total casualties, Huaraz and […]

Priest involved in US pedophile scandal now preaches in Chimbote

Last night, Cuarto Poder, a journalistic research programme broadcasted on America T.V. (channel 4 in Peru) revealed that a priest […]

Sport Rosario extends contracts and will participate in the Copa Sudamericana

On Sunday the 3rd of December, the last matches for the Clausura Tournament of the Primera División were played and […]

Weather expert warns Huaraz will not be spared from waterlogging

University professor and local meteorologist Rafael Figueroa Tauquino lamented that despite of the warnings realised by the Santiago Antúnez de […]

Traditional System of Corongo’s Water Judges become Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The Traditional System of Corongo’s Water Judges (Sistema de Jueces de Agua de Corongo) is inscribed on the Representative List […]

Human excrements, plastic bags and remains of food found on Huascarán

The team consisted of eight specialists from the National Research Institute of Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems (INAIGEM) which between August […]

Researchers confirm Huascarán is actually 11 metres lower than previously assumed

Since 1873, nine measurements of the south and north peaks of Huascarán have been made estimating all different heights. The […]

A brief history of Mataraju; Peru´s tallest mountain

Mount Huascarán (in Ancash Quechua language: Mataraju, ‘Twin Nevados’), is a massif located in the Western Cordillera of the Andes, […]

Dutchman seeking to educate Peruvian citizens and farmers about climate change

Henk Smeenk is a Dutch man with a mission: to help farmers in developing countries face the challenges of climate […]

Huaraz suffers heavy rainfall and a minor 3.6 magnitude earthquake

Huaraz, capital of Ancash region endured heavy rainfall for about an hour yesterday afternoon. The rainfall caused waterlogging in several […]

Contrasting fortunes in 2017 for Sport Ancash and Sport Rosario

With just two games remaining of Peru’s Segunda División, Sport Ancash have been relegated into the abyss of the Peruvian […]

Cracks in Peru’s tallest mountain are caused by climate change, say researchers

A research team spent five days ascending the dizzying heights of Peru’s tallest mountain on a scientific expedition to record […]

Jesse Galganov´s father praises local police and indicates not to give up

Canadian citizen Jesse Galganov has been missing for 51 days and sadly, the search for him has not yet resulted […]

Polish family of mountaineer who died in Ojos del Salado thanks rescue guide from Huaraz

Agnieszka Cruz-Koniak, daughter of the Polish mountaineer who died on Volcano Ojos del Salado (located on the Argentina-Chile border) earlier […]

Valery Rozov dies after a failed BASE jump attempt in the Himalayas

Rozov was an internationally renowned BASE jumper, a sport reserved for only the most fearless, whereby one free falls from […]

Rubbish on the rise on popular Santa Cruz Trek

The Santa Cruz Trek is slowly edging its way into the realms of Machu Picchu and Colca Canyon as one […]

Ancash resident and Peruvian actress Claudia Dammert (68) passes away

Beloved actress and devoted resident of the Ancash region, Claudia Dammert, sadly passed away this week. She was 68, and […]