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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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British tourist dies after Ayahuasca ritual

A Brit from Kingsdown in Bristol, enjoying a gap year abroad, died shortly after suffering an allergic reaction while taking part in a tribal ritual in Colombia. Ayahuasca, also known as yagé, is a nerval concoction originating from tribes in the Amazon and when ingested induces intense hallucinations and causes vomiting. Ayahuasca is an integral […]

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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 […]