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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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Foreword editor THT September edition 2014

My way The Huaraz Telegraph made and marked my way It was I, who could not be bought A guideline, not lying to tourists I wanted to obey I designed, wrote, investigated, created and fought Against those who tried to manipulate I refused to bend, instead helped to stimulate This paper doesn’t deserve to be […]

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Language Centre of the Casa de Guías to organise talent show

Because of the celebration of the anniversary of the Association of Mountain Guides of Peru (AGMP), and being part of […]

INAIGEM announces cooperation agreement and construction of Museum of Andean Mountains

The Ohio State University in the US and the INAIGEM (National Institute of Research on Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems) signed […]

Update: Two rescue teams have headed out to search for Canadian tourist

The editor of The Huaraz Telegraph has spoken to the head of the Tourist Police in Huaraz, Major Godofredo Vargas […]

Update: Still no traces of Jesse Galganov, local authorities all informed

Sadly, there are still no traces of Jesse Galganov, the Canadian citizen who went missing at the end of September. […]

Urgent: Canadian tourist missing and last seen in Huaraz

Jesse Galganov

The Huaraz Telegraph was contacted this morning by Magda Fernández who informed us that Canadian citizen Jesse Galganov has been […]

Lima among the five most dangerous cities in the world for women

According to the ranking of the foundation of the international news agency Thomson Reuters, the insecurity that women live in […]

‘London to Lima Gin´, made of water from the Cordillera Blanca exported to London

On October 6th, I sat down to lunch with Alex James, and his wife and business partner Karena De Lecaros-Aquise […]

The conquistador´s daughter and the Incan princess of Huaylas

This is the story of two very powerful women who lived in the ancient towns of the Callejon de Huaylas […]

Huaraz-born trail runner named Huascarán National Park ambassador

Hernán Henostroza Gamarra from Huaraz informed The Huaraz Telegraph that he was officially named ambassador of the National Park Huascarán. […]

Park rangers National Park Huascarán trained to monitor wild birds

Peru’s National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), and Cornell University’s Ornothology Laboratory (CLO), have collaborated in […]

Flagging down a taxi in Huaraz; what to expect

Catching a taxi in Huaraz is quite an easy process and it shouldn’t take much longer than a couple of […]

Flor Cuenca Blas conquers second eight-thousander; Mt. Manaslu

At 08:40 local time, on September the 28th 2017, Peruvian native Flor Cuenca Blas summited Nepal’s Mt. Manaslu, which rises […]

Huaracino’s son to become chess grandmaster

On September the 26th 2017, Peruvian chess player José Martinez Alcántara won the World Youth Chess Championship for the U18 […]

Match review: Sport Rosario (0 – 1) Alianza Lima

The Estadio Rosas Pampa almost reached its 18,000 capacity for the high profile visit of Club Alianza Lima, Peru’s oldest […]

Charles Lewis Cornelius: Seven months on the outside

After 12 years in prison, of which five in Huaraz´s Víctor Pérez Liendo Prison for attempting to smuggle 17kg of […]

¨Huaraz could suffer an earthquake magnitude 8 on the Richter scale¨

The head of the Civil Defence of Huaraz, David Paredes, issued a grave warning last week that it was possible […]

Chacas, a “painted” town in danger of losing its beauty

Chacas a small town in the Peruvian Andes in the Ancash Region, behind the highest mountain peak called Huasacarán. It […]

Alternative tourism: Football crazy in Huaraz

I’m a big sports fan and my obsession with coordinating my trips around football fixtures has allowed me to share […]