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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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Tres jóvenes escaladores fueron atados con pasadores y asaltados con arma

Según el gerente de la agencia huaracina Quechuandes, hoy un lamentable hecho ocurrió a las 11:30 am aproximadamente, cuando tres jóvenes (dos mujeres y un varón) se fueron a escalar a Los Olivos y luego fueron atados con pasadores y asaltados con arma. El asaltante estuvo con pasamontañas y es muy peligroso para personas que vayan […]

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Telethon Huaraz 2014 – My smile within your hands –

Paulo Coelho once said that no man is an island. This is why a group of young professionals and artists (12 in total) have decided to organise a telethon. In order to minimise the economic burden on beneficiaries, ten local families have been carefully selected to receive support. Often when I walk through the streets […]

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Access to Santa Cruz Trek and Laguna 69 restricted for one week; tour operators upset

A week ago, a private road construction company announced to realise maintenance work on the road Yungay-Yanama. The Huascarán National […]

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 […]

Peruvian Mountain Guides Association (AGMP) to organise an international rescue course in Guatemala

After previously having successfully directed an international rescue course in Mexico, the in Huaraz based Peruvian Mountain Guides Association (AGMP) […]

Victor Rimac back in Huaraz after successfully having conquered Mount Everest

After an exhausting trip from Nepal, and a couple of days in Peru´s capital Lima for press meetings and sponsor […]

Entrance fees for National Park Huascaran go through the roof next year

We were just recently informed about the new entrance fees for the National Park Huascaran and this is bad news […]

Englishman Jonathan (Jo) Parsons of popular hostel Jo´s Place passes away

We are sad to inform our readers and tourists that Jonathan Parsons of Jo´s Place has passed away. Jo was a […]

BREAKING NEWS: New female concessionaire of Hatun Machay denounced by former Argentine administrator

The Huaraz Telegraph obtained a copy of a criminal complaint which was filed by Argentine citizen Andrés Saibene against Rosario […]

Icefall in Laguna Palcacocha causes three metre high waves

During a special emergency press conference, the National Institute for Research in Glacier and Mountain Ecosystems (INAIGEM) announced that a […]

Huaraz remembers the devastating earthquake of 1970

On May 31st in 1970, it was like a normal afternoon in the cities of Huaraz, Yungay, Chimbote and Casma, […]

Nine high mountain guides graduate after four years of hard study and practice

Rafael Figueroa Chávez, president of the Casa de Guías of the Mountain Guides Association of Peru in Huaraz confirmed that […]

Court of Arbitration for Sport to rule on Sport Ancash´s promotion fight

On Sunday the 10th of December of last year, Sport Ancash F.C. lost to Academia Deportiva Cantolao by two goals […]

Three printed editions in 2017, Clínica San Pablo seals front-page deal

Founded in 2012, The Huaraz Telegraph is happy to announce that during this year´s high season, tourists in Huaraz will […]

Victor Rimac from Huaraz conquers Everest

After having previously having summited Dhaulagiri in 2014, Manaslu in 2015, and Cho-Oyu in 2016, on his Facebook page Víctor […]

Richard Hidalgo on his way to the top of Everest

Peru´s most famous mountaineer is in Nepal at the moment trying once more to conquer Mount Everest. Richard Hidalgo has […]

Praises and threats

Every year again, making The Huaraz Telegraph is a massive job. Not in the last place because useless local publications […]

Writers wanted! Fancy sending your story and have it published?

We are happy to inform our followers that we have started with the preparations of the printed editions of The […]

Mexican tourist has camera stolen while transport to Llanganuco breaks down

Magaly Lopez Garcia (photo), a Mexican tourist who was visiting the city of Huaraz suffered a terrible experience when a […]

Indian delight in Huaraz, Chilli Heaven to offer delectable new dishes

Those who have seen and eaten too many pizzas and for a day, like to skip the traditional Peruvian dishes […]