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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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Training and workshop organised by MINCETUR in Huaraz

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) will organise the application programme of good environmental practices in the region of Ancash on Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th of December. The invitation is directed to all tourism service providers in Ancash in order to highlight the importance and benefits of adopting good environmental […]

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157th Anniversary of Huaraz celebrated with concerts and many cultural activities

The Provincial Municipality of Huaraz prepared a full programme of events and entertainment to celebrate the 157th anniversary of the political creation of the province of Huaraz. From the 11th to 30th of July citizens and tourists could enjoy the many activities organised by different institutions, universities and the municipality, including the annual Huaraz Danza, […]

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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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Huaraz and members of the Photographic Club of Huaraz enjoyed a Supermoon last Saturday

Members of the Photographic Club of Huaraz (Club Fotográfico de Huaraz), with among them Huaraz´best and most passionate photographers including Virgilio Guzmán, witnessed this special phenomenon high above Huaraz. The Perigee-Syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun System was witnessed not only by photographers but also by stargazers and tourists in Huaraz. The larger and brighter appearance of […]

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Third National Congress of Professionals in Tourism provoked little interest from its target audience

By Fatima Quiñones The Third National Congress of Professionals in Tourism, held from the first to the third of May at the Cultural Centre in the city of Huaraz, was organised by the COLITUR Ancash (College of Graduates in Tourism), and because it was a national conference featuring speakers from different parts of Peru, including […]

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Two rescue teams of Casa de Guías on Alpamayo Mountain searching for Italian climbers

Local media are reporting on two rescue teams of Casa de Guías on Alpamayo Mountain searching for two missing Italian climbers. According to the Casa de Guías more than 48 hours have passed and there have still been no signs of the two climbers from Italy who are identified as Enrico Brogli (29) y Mateo Tragliaquili […]

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Locals question Huanchaco’s 25th spot in South American beach ranking

In a beach ranking which was created by the FlightNetwork team who talked to over 1,200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers […]

BREAKING: Three Spanish mountaineers and Peruvian guide die on Mateo

An expedition counting four Spanish climbers and their mountain guide from Huaraz (Rubén Dario Alva) was hit by surprise and […]

Early seismic movement awakens citizens Ancash coast

A perceptible tremor of 4.6 on the Richter scale awoke many people on the Ancash shore living in Huarmey, Casma, […]

Baby with 12 fingers and 12 toes born in Chimbote hospital

A beautiful baby was born in the Hospital La Caleta in Chimbote on the eve of New Year. However, when […]

Huanchaco Beach in top 50 best beaches of South America

Earlier this week, the Chamber of Tourism of Huanchaco announced to be proud that Huanchaco Beach was chosen among South […]

Visitors are prohibited to take plastic into Huascaran National Park

William Martínez Shiñquin, head of the Huascarán National Park, announced that they have issued a provision that prohibits the entry […]

Local guide shares search details and reveals that Jesse Galganov was last seen in Taullipampa

Earlier this week, the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph spoke with Beto Pinto Toledo, manager and founder of local tourism […]

Meet cebiche de chocho, Huaraz’s hearty food icon

Perhaps one of the most popular local dishes of Huaraz, yet one which is often overlooked by travellers, is cebiche […]

Local newspaper spreads painful fake news on Jesse Galganov

What was announced as a huge scoop on the front page of the Friday morning edition of local newspaper Prensa […]

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, […]