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Remodeled National Museum of Chavín to reopen its doors next week

The Decentralised Department of Culture of Ancash (DDC) has informed that the great National Museum of Chavin will reopen its doors after its remodeling. The museum is mainly dedicated to the Chavín culture and was officially inaugurated on July 18th in 2008. With a renewed museography, the National Museum of Chavin is pleased to announce […]

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Video of gringo singing Chimaychi in Quechua language goes viral in Peru

Sadly, most Peruvians don´t really appreciate Quechua language but luckily this doesn´t stop some foreigners in Peru of learning and studying the language. Although still the second language of Peru, every time fewer people speak it. In 2007 the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) calculated that 13.21% of Peru´s population spoke Quechua, referring […]

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Peruvian bullfighter Pablo Juarez Oliveros: ¨I would never kill a harmless animal¨

The world was shocked in July when Víctor Barrio Hernanz was pinned down on the ground and gored to death by a bull called Lorenzo in Teruel, eastern Spain. The matador´s death promptly raised new calls for a Spanish bullfighting ban. The animal´s horn pierced the 29-year-old´s aorta and lung and although he was rushed […]

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Secrets of the sacred leaf revealed and defended by a Peruvian pilgrim

Earlier this year we got tipped off that José Manuel Seminario Bisso and his ´Coca Mobil´ were in town. Around the world, there are thousands of people defending the rights of those who cannot speak and José Manuel represents one of them. He is defending the rights of a product native to countries like Peru, […]

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Felipe Moreno Nieves from Huaraz, rising star amongst Peruvian guitarists

Who said that Huaraz has neither culture nor local talent? The young Felipe Junior Moreno Nieves (20) is proving the opposite and can be seen for free later this month. Felipe, son of Huaraz´ tourism entrepreneurs Felipe Moreno Osorio and Magdalena Nieves Saenz is not only the main organizer of the first ever meeting of […]

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Patsa Puqun: Ritual and climate change in the Andes

It was a chilly predawn morning in 1984 when I enthusiastically joined my Quechua speaking host family in their field at the base one of Peru’s highest glacial snow peaks, Hualcan, to plant oca, a variety of native Andean tuber that grows at elevations over 10,000 feet. We turned the bend of a steep southeast […]

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Mortal Cockbat & Angry Birds (Esp)

Lo mejor de hacer este periódico es que llegas a conocer personas que probablemente, de otra forma, no hubieses conocido, y también tienes la oportunidad de acudir a eventos o visitar lugares que no imaginabas visitar, como es el caso de la pelea de gallos. Las peleas de gallos pueden ser descritas como un espectáculo […]

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La homosexualidad en el Perú (Esp)

“Sí, soy gay y estoy orgulloso de pertenecer a un grupo de gente tan valiosa para el Perú,” admitió el congresista Carlos Bruce a la periodista Mariella Balbi en una reveladora entrevista publicada en la edición dominical de El Comercio, el 18 de mayo de 2014. Y mientras políticos, periodistas y artistas le brindaron su […]

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Ancash Noticias reports on homophobic attack on famous television host Huaraz

Friends and relatives of known professional stylist and television host Eduardo Rosales Rodriguez condemned the brutal aggression of which he was the victim last night, near the Cultural Centre of Huaraz. Witnesses said a doctor was responsible for the attack, which allegedly attacked Rosales from behind while this young makeup artist returned to his home […]

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Homosexuality in Huaraz (part II)

“Yes, I’m gay and I’m proud to belong to a group of people that are so valuable for Peru,” admitted Congressman Carlos Bruce to journalist Mariella Balbi in a revealing interview published in the Sunday edition of El Comercio on the 18th of May 2014, and while politicians, journalists and artists supported the congressman, Twitter […]

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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 […]

Spanish Red Cross to complete humanitarian help project in Huarmey

In the beginning of March of this year, the province of Huarmey became one of the most affected places in […]

GPS signal indicates Jesse left Huaraz and went to Caraz for Santa Cruz area according to police

No breakthrough yet but some advances after weeks of silence. During his weekly meeting with the press, the head of […]

Trail runner Hernán Henostroza Gamarra from Huaraz wins 38k Misti Sky Race in Arequipa

The youngster from Huaraz just keeps on winning. In May of this year, Hernán Henostroza Gamarra managed to win the […]

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 […]

Travelling at 3000m and the effects of altitude in Huaraz

Four years ago Lionel Messi famously threw up in a football match against Bolivia; Bolivia’s stadium is at 3800m, and […]

18-year-old female Canadian mountaineer rescued from Mount Alpamayo

Eighteen-year-old Canadian Sara Murphy, a mountaineer who was reported missing on October 29th in the Alpamayo mountain range of the […]

Administrator of Kame House states to fully cooperate: ¨Jesse Galganov never arrived at our establishment¨

Christopher Garcia Obregon, owner and administrator of Kame House Backpackers, the hostel where Jesse Galganov ostensibly stayed one night on […]

Where is Jesse Galganov? 10.000$ reward for tip that leads to his finding

Journalists of Peruvian broadcaster America TV travelled to Huaraz to find out more about the disappearance of the 22-year-old Jesse […]

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. […]