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Limited bus transport between Lima and Huaraz possible from tomorrow

Great news for the many tourists and Peruvians that are stuck in Huaraz. A quick round along some of the bus stations in Huaraz learned that from tomorrow there will be limited transportation between Huaraz and Peru´s capital. The bus companies have obtained permission to travel to Lima from 7 am until 1 in the […]

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Deadly climbing accident in Huayhuash, rescue team heading to place of disaster

This morning The Huaraz Telegraph was informed that less than a week after the incident on the Nevado Mateo, a new accident took place. This time unfortunately in the Cordillera Huayhuash. According to first indications, the accident happened at the Rasaq (Quechua for toad) Mounain. The Huayhuash mountain range is located in the western central […]

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Joran van der Sloot confesses Holloway murder in Peru’s cold Challapalca prison

A surprisingly looking very healthy Joran van der Sloot, confessed in front of a hidden camera of Radar and The Enquirer, the murder on Natalee Holloway. The Dutchman confirmed what many people have always thought, his direct involvement in the disappearing of the body of the then 18-year-old American tourist. Joran confessed the murder sitting […]

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Monumental Christ of Yungay turned 50 today

The monumental Christ of Yungay fulfilled its Golden Jubilee commemorating 50 years of installation. A liturgical celebration was scheduled from 10:00 AM at the general cemetery in Yungay where the Provincial Mayor Enrique Chavez Vara and local authorities in participated. The Yungay Public Charity designed a special ceremony, which began with the hoisting of the […]

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Assault at the Los Olivos climbing site

In the afternoon of Sunday November 29th the official guide Benito Rivera Castillo was savagely attacked by a group of youngsters, while he was rock climbing at the popular Los Olivos site, which is located just outside the town of Huaraz.  The youngsters who were clearly drunk and underage threw rocks at Benito from the […]

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The Peruvian dream / Expat in Huaraz (part 14)

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (I.N.E.I) 12,187 foreigners entered Peru in 2012 and stayed for over a year. The Huaraz Telegraph is wondering whether these visitors came to see the wonders of Peru, or were they looking for the Peruvian dream? If the American dream is the idea that success is […]

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What presumably happened with the Russian mountaineers on Huandoy

The editor of The Huaraz Telegraph interviews Eric Raul Albino Lliuya for El Informativo on Cable Andino. Erik was a member of the rescue team that finally located the bodies of the Russian climbers Alexander Ruchkin and Vyacheslav Ivanov who didn’t return from their climb on Huandoy South Face. Camera and video editing by Moises Cadillo. […]

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A mother of four from Basque Country verifying improved security at Jorge Chavez International Airport

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and kept in check in a report by the Ombudsman of Spain María Soledad Becerril Bustamante, at the end of 2014 exactly 1,735 Spaniards were incarcerated abroad. Surprisingly Peru is top of the list with 327 Spanish convicts, followed by France (155), Colombia (139), Morocco (119) […]

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The official I love HZ brand offers souvenirs and t-shirts to tourists

I Love Huaraz is a brand that belongs to two brothers from Huacho (north of Lima) and in 2012 they decided to come to the city of Huaraz in search of new opportunities. Surrounded by mountains and various activities like hiking and climbing they came up with the idea of helping the Huaraz tourism sector […]

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Latest news about our Christmas special

In a little while our special (bilingual) and Christmas edition will be available to the Huaraz market. New in this Christmas edition of the Huaraz Telegraph is our (Spanish) crucigrama puzzle. The puzzle (or crossword) will be called The Huaraz  Telegrama and will contain a one-winner-takes-it-all prize. On January the 1st, 2015 and through a […]

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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 […]

Valery Rozov dies after a failed BASE jump attempt in the Himalayas

Rozov was an internationally renowned BASE jumper, a sport reserved for only the most fearless, whereby one free falls from […]

Rubbish on the rise on popular Santa Cruz Trek

The Santa Cruz Trek is slowly edging its way into the realms of Machu Picchu and Colca Canyon as one […]

Ancash resident and Peruvian actress Claudia Dammert (68) passes away

Beloved actress and devoted resident of the Ancash region, Claudia Dammert, sadly passed away this week. She was 68, and […]