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Archaeological site of Piquijirca being invaded and destroyed

According to information obtained by The Huaraz Telegraph, the archaeological site of Piquijirca is being invaded by local people for political reasons. Although not very well known, the site of Piquijirca is located to the west of the town of Yungar and southeast of the cemetery of the same town. Its access road goes towards […]

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Cemetery of Yungay gets modern facelift to attract more visitors

The Provincial Municipality of Yungay represented by the mayor in charge Professor Justino Jaico Grimaldo and its aldermen, in coordination with representatives of the National Plan COPESCO presented their plans to give the cemetery of Yunday a modern facelift. The plan was inaugurated by placing the cornerstone on Monday the 22nd at 10 o´clock in […]

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Municipality of Tinco offering English lessons to children in the district

How important is English nowadays in Peru? Although the average level of English isn’t very high in the Ancash region, many companies in Lima and the rest of Peru require their new employees are able to at least speak and write in basic English. The mayor of the district of Tinco, Jhoel Quito León demonstrated […]

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Copacabaña Lodge, a brand-new option in the Peruvian Andes

Delícia Ramirez and Bruno Reviron (originally from Normandy in France) are the proud owners of this new lodge option in the area of Copa Grande (10 km from Marcará and 35 km from Huaraz). The construction of the spanking new castle-formed-lodge took around two years to complete but the result may be called magnificent. Although […]

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Chimbote and Nuevo Chimbote will soon have double decker bus with touristic route

Just like in the bigger cities around the world, tourists and citizens of Chimbote and Nuevo Chimbote will soon be able to enjoy their attractions and historical sites by taking a ride in the new panoramic double decker bus. The initiative was presented to the Municipality of Santa by Claudia Arteaga Vasquez, also director of […]

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Vive Conchucos announces the reception of more than 7,000 tourists

In a special press release on the 12th of August, Swiss Contact and Antamina published that the number of visitors to the archaeological monument of Chavin reached 6,949 over the four days during Fiestas Patrias; an improvement on the 4,638 visitors who visited during Independence Day in 2013. In general, and thanks to the hard […]

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Smallest mummy in the world finally comes home to Caraz

The Museum of Caraz is now home to the world’s smallest mummy, which will be permanently exhibited for visitors to enjoy. The mummified remains of the six and a half month old baby were discovered on the slopes of the Nevado Alpamayo by researcher Hernan Osorio Caracino. The inaugural ceremony was held in one of […]

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First ever Great Organic Potato Festival in Chaná

Great expectations are generated in the Conchucos area as the first Organic Potato Festival launch ceremony was held on Friday May 17th. This great festival will be held on June 10th this year, in the district itself, as part of the festivities in honor of San Pedro. The objective is to rescue, value and preserve […]

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It’s a hard-knock life for a volunteer

Being a volunteer is not always easy, and most volunteer organisations operate smoothly. However, one organization has been having a rough time for the past two months. Normally the people of the Esperanza community know that the organization is doing something good for their community, and takes good care of the workers. But recently things […]

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Municipality not doing enough to protect the treasures of Huanchaco

It is a well-known fact that wherever you dig a hole in Peru chances are you will find something ancient, and of value. Unfortunately there is not enough money to finance all the excavations that archaeologists would want to do. One of the biggest excavations in Trujillo is Chan Chan, an ancient Moche community 20 minutes […]

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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 […]