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Visual adventure in the Cordillera; fascinating astrophotography workshop coming up

The two-day during astrophotography workshop is organised by the Jheison Huerta Studio and counts with the expertise of Guillermo Spiers. According to the organizers, the event concerns not only a very didactic workshop, but a true visual route through the unique landscapes of the Cordillera Blanca. It´s a project where more than 300 national and […]

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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 users of social media in Peru. The poor animal was taken by the legs and in one of the attempts it hit his head to the door of the cargo compartment of the bus. On […]

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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. The 56-year-old who is suffering from H.I.V. completed his last days of his prison sentence he gained for trying to smuggle 17 kilos and 211 grams of cocaine hydrochloride from Jorge Chavez International Airport in […]

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Fire Department in Huaraz receives over 400 fake emergency calls per day

Fidel de la Cruz head of the Fire Department Santiago Antúnez De Mayolo number 84 in Huaraz showed his anger to a local newspaper about the fact that the Fire Department receives over 400 fake emergency calls per day. Peru’s firefighters are nothing short of heroes as Peru’s bomberos are all unpaid volunteers who are […]

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Join our Huaraz Telegraph team and start writing your story

During the high season (June-Sept.) Huaraz is visited by many foreign tourists who intensively read our monthly newspaper that is available at more than 40 hostels, hotels and lodges in the city and Callejón de Huaylas. We would like to get in touch with people that have some spare time while enjoying the outskirts of […]

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Happy Easter to Batman, Adidas, Judas, Jesus and Garfield

What´s in a name? Indeed, in a country that has people carry given names such as Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Batman, Chucknorris, Apple, Adidas, Garfield, Barny, Gokú and even Papanoel (Santa Claus), it will not be a surprise that there are also many people with biblical names in Peru. The National Registry of Identification and Civil Status (Registro Nacional de Identificación […]

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Chacas, a “painted” town in danger of losing its beauty

Chacas a small town in the Peruvian Andes in the Ancash Region, behind the highest mountain peak called Huasacarán. It […]

Alternative tourism: Football crazy in Huaraz

I’m a big sports fan and my obsession with coordinating my trips around football fixtures has allowed me to share […]

First anthropology field work experience in the Callejón de Huaylas 1984

The following is an excerpt from Patricia J. Hammer´s first attempt at ethnography in Carhuaz. In 1984 I came to […]

Fiery and flamboyant: flamenco comes to Huaraz

This Sunday at 7.00pm, Huaraz will set the stage for its first ever performance of flamenco and Spanish dance, free […]

Italian disabled climbers open new climbing routes in the Rurec Valley

Pietro Rago (56), a professional climber from the province of Brescia in Lombardy, Italy, had previously been to Huaraz in […]

The value of theatre; why Huaraz needs to support local drama

Sunday night marked the last performance of Yocasta, a play adapted by Santiago Serrano based on the tale of Oedipus, […]

Victor Alfonso Ramos Icaza: ¨Huaraz is not very friendly towards disabled people¨

The Huaraz Telegraph spoke with Victor Alfonso Ramos Icaza (67), who is the son of Víctor Ramos Guardia (1901-1992) after […]

Match review: Sport Rosario (1 – 1) Universidad San Martin

Both clubs will be disappointed with a draw after an exciting game at the Estadio Rosas Pampa, played out in […]

´Woody´ and Kate calling attention for biodiversity on their trip through the Andes

Through the years, we have now interviewed a couple of cyclists who for different reasons visited the Huaraz area on […]

The sword hanging over us all: Palcachoca Lake

The fateful day was 31st December 1941. That morning, the thriving city of Huaraz was visited by an uninvited guest. […]

Belgian climber summits Huascarán 32 years after his father lost his legs on the same climb

The following story is an emotional and inspiring one that involves a Belgian family. The story begins in 1985 with […]

The Peruvian dream / Expat in Huaraz (part 21)

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (I.N.E.I) 12,187 foreigners entered Peru in 2012 and stayed for over […]

The rise and fall of Sport Ancash: 12 months of mayhem

Last Sunday, Sport Ancash F.C. ended a run of 12 games without a win to claim their only second victory […]

Foreword editor THT September edition 2017

Every time an accident happens in the nearby mountains, our website gets visited from all corners of the world. It´s […]

Over Operaciones Verticales representative: ¨It was probably wrong not having communicated about the accident¨

On Thursday last week, the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph paid a visit to the hospital Víctor Ramos Guardia to […]

19-year-old Huaraz-born athlete wins 10km trail run in Patagonia

Pamela Maguiña Coltrinari from Huaraz won a gold medal at the Patagonian International Marathon last Saturday.  The Patagonian Maraton is […]

The presses are rolling again; September edition is on its way to Huaraz

We would like to inform our faithful followers and readers that the September edition is expected to be in Huaraz […]

Adventure sports event ends in tragic disaster as climbing wall collapses, leaving 4 people severely hurt

What should have resulted in a weekend of sports, adrenaline and fun, ended in a tragic disaster for four persons who […]