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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 Sport Rosario managed to beat Juan Aurich 2-0 on the final date of the closing tournament. The Huaraz-based team thus secured its place in the Copa Sudamericana 2018 and next year´s second most important tournament […]

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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 non-league after a 2-2 draw with Sport Loreto. This tops off their remarkable decline, as only 11 months ago Sport Ancash were one game away from the Primera División. In December 2016, Ancash lost the […]

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Trail runner Hernán Henostroza Gamarra from Huaraz wins 38k Misti Sky Race in Arequipa

The youngster from Huaraz just keeps on winning. In May of this year, Hernán Henostroza Gamarra managed to win the second edition of the Petzl Trail Plus in Ecuador and on last Sunday, he added another impressive win to his list of trophies winning the 38k Misti Sky Race in Arequipa. The difference between the […]

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Huaracino’s son to become chess grandmaster

On September the 26th 2017, Peruvian chess player José Martinez Alcántara won the World Youth Chess Championship for the U18 bracket, beating Russian Alexandr Triapishko in a tie-break. The tournament was held in Montevideo, Uruguay, and featured competitors from chess heavyweight nations such as India, Russia, Azerbaijan China, Kazakhstan, and Germany. The young man, who […]

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Match review: Sport Rosario (0 – 1) Alianza Lima

The Estadio Rosas Pampa almost reached its 18,000 capacity for the high profile visit of Club Alianza Lima, Peru’s oldest club and winners of 22 league titles. Sport Rosario have had the misfortune of playing the league’s top two club in consecutive weeks, and following their 2-1 defeat to Real Garcilaso, and sitting 14th in […]

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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 front of a 5000 strong crowd and a pocket of 50 or so Huaraz ultras who never sat down and never stopped singing. Sport Rosario deservedly took the league just before half time, with star […]

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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 only their second victory of the season, a 1-0 win over struggling Centro Cultural Deportivo Los Caimanes from Puerto Eten. Manager Alejandro Guerrero will be hoping that, 19 games in, this kickstarts a run of form that will help […]

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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 a yearly spectacular running event that takes place in Chilean Patagonia in the province of Última Esperanza, in the surroundings of Torres del Paine National Park. Since 2012, the event has attracted thousands of runners […]

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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 to nil in a decider for promotion to the Peruvian Premier Division. During the match, Sport Ancash left out one of his best players, Brazilian star player Ronailhe Calleira. A decision which was heavily slammed […]

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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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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, […]

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 […]