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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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Sport Ancash F.C. celebrating 50th anniversary and appoints new Argentinian manager

Founded on April the 22nd, 1967 under the name Club Deportivo Comunitario Laboral Sport Áncash, the teams faces another year […]

Appearance of controversial flyers promoting activities at Hatun Machay raise questions

The Huaraz Telegraph was shown some surprising flyers of Hatun Machay that were displayed inside a couple of tourist shops […]

Tourists come to Huarmey to help flood victims and get assaulted in hotel

Imagine that you´re on a holiday in a country that is struck by natural disasters and you´re offering voluntarily your […]

Airline LC Perú will have to drop their fares dramatically

On the 9th of May, low-cost airline Viva Air Peru will inaugurate its services on Peruvian soil, directing its first […]

Víctor Rimac: ¨Heavy rainfall in Huaraz will favour mountaineering season later this year¨

Our newspaper spoke with Peru´s hottest prospect in mountaineering, Víctor Rimac Trejo and we were informed about his new mission. […]

Remodeled National Museum of Chavín to reopen its doors next week

The Decentralised Department of Culture of Ancash (DDC) has informed that the great National Museum of Chavin will reopen its […]

Five years ago on this day, The Huaraz Telegraph was launched

On April the 4th, the very first edition of The Huaraz Telegraph was launched. The initiative was applauded by Carlos […]

Overnight bus transportation between Huaraz and Lima reestablished

Our newspaper was informed this morning that Linea, Oltursa, Cruz del Sur and Movil Tours are selling overnight bus trips […]

I have planned and booked my trip to Peru, can I still visit Huaraz?

Not only The Huaraz Telegraph gets contacted daily by worried tourists, but also the many agencies and hotels in town, […]

Passengers on flights between Huaraz and Lima have increased about 30%

The editor of The Huaraz Telegraph went to the Airport Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani last Saturday to see if […]

Liverpudlian cycles past huaicos, rockfalls and mudslides from Barranca to Huaraz

The following is the story of Gary Quinn (59) from Liverpool, England, who put his bicycle on a bus in […]

Road to Lima partially open again, new warning of heavy rains

Yesterday, at 10:30 a.m. the road towards Lima was opened again but in a restricted manner, allowing the passage of […]

Peruvian Mountain Guide Association to lead international rescue course in Mexico

The Mountain Guide Association of Peru (AGMP) will lead and organise a mountaineering and rescue course in Puebla – Mexico. […]

Australian tourists express gratitude for helpful airlift to Lima

The Huaraz Telegraph has been contacted the past week by many people who are wondering what the situation in Huaraz […]

Road towards Huaraz interrupted again, local tourism entrepreneurs getting worried

The road between Huaraz and Lima is broken up again due to heavy rainfall in the areas of  Chasquitambo and […]

28 people in Ancash killed by mudslides and effects of heavy rains

According to an official report delivered by the Regional Government of Ancash and the Center of Emergency Operations (COER) Ancash, […]

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 […]

Update on situation in Huaraz; still inaccessible but 60 people got shipped out

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed that approximately 60 people boarded a Police-owned aircraft to be taken to the nation`s capital. […]