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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 streets of the jurisdiction and many businesses on the main street Luzuriaga chose to shut their doors. The downpour started around three o´clock in the afternoon and lasted for 60 minutes. Powerful thunder and hail […]

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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 in a positive outcome. Almost two weeks ago, Coronel José Zavala Chumbiauca of the Police Division of Huaraz shared some important updates regarding the case of the disappearance of the Montreal student, however, as our […]

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Hernan Henostroza Gamarra wins the 50K Petzl Trail Plus in Ecuador

A few days after winning the Huaytapallana Challenge in Huancayo, one of the hardest races in Peru, Hernan Henostroza Gamarra from Huaraz once again managed to get to the finish line first. Last weekend, Hernan won the Petzl Trail Plus race in the city of Baños- Ecuador, one of the hardest mountain trails of Ecuador […]

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Former prisoner eager to get back to South Africa after receiving sad family news

The Huaraz Telegraph met with Charles Lewis Cornelius this morning and we were informed about his new life in Huaraz. After having completed his 12-year-long prison sentence he obtained in 2005 for trying to smuggle 17 kilos and 211 grams of cocaine hydrochloride from Jorge Chavez International Airport, the South African was released earlier this […]

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French lady passes away after an acute myocardial infarction in Huaraz

According to the staff of the San Pablo Clinic in Huaraz, yesterday at 08:51 in the morning a French lady was brought to the emergency with breathing and health problems. At 12:30 she was transferred to the hospitalisation area of the clinic but Ms. Marie Gratigny passed sadly away at approximately 14:30 in the afternoon. […]

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People interested in the culture of Chavín de Huantar attention please

Guillermo Rojas Velarde, coordination communicator of Antamina informs and at the same time invites the general public and people interested in the culture and diggings at the archeological site of Chavín the Huantar to visit the presentation of two new publications. Luis G. Lumbreras (prominent anthropologist, archaeologist and Peruvian educator) will talk today at 11:00am […]

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New proposal for airport in Ancash near Catac raises questions

Last year Eleazar Espinoza brought up the idea of constructing a new airport near Huaraz. The man who unsuccessfully ran for mayor during the 2014 elections thought he found the key to give tourism a boost. A month ago, a Private Public Partnership and government meeting was held to promote strategic investments in Public and […]

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Tourism entrepreneur wants Chavín to become eighth wonder of the world

Family-owned tour operator Jamanca Tours presented a resolution that has the objective to include the archaeological site of Chavín de Huantar to the list of Seven Classic Wonders of the Ancient World and to bring the Raimondi Stela back to the site. Jamanca truly believes that Chavín has what it takes to be added to […]

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Two foreign drug mules suffering from HIV serving time in Huaraz prison

As a journalist I am always looking for interesting stories and one of those stories once took me to the Víctor Pérez Liendo penitentiary in Huaraz. Before actually going into the prison it’s important to do a little research, after all, visiting a penitentiary is not to be compared with visiting a zoo or amusement […]

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Dos burriers extranjeros cumpliendo condena en la prisión de Huaraz (Esp)

Un periodista siempre está buscando historias interesantes y una de esas historias me llevó a la penitenciaría de Víctor Pérez Liendo en Huaraz. Antes de ir efectivamente a la prisión es importante hacer un poco de investigación, después de todo, visitar una penitenciaría no es algo que pueda ser comparado con visitar un zoológico o […]

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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 […]