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Correo del Orinoco

Correo del Orinoco (the Orinoco Post) is a Venezuelan newspaper launched in 2009 with government backing.It is named for Simón Bolívar's nineteenth-century Correo del Orinoco, although it is published in Caracas unlike the original which was published on the Orinoco river. The newspaper describes itself as progressive, with affiliations to the Ministry of Popular Power for Communication and Information and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. In 2010 the Correo del Orinoco launched a weekly English-language edition, Correo del Orinoco International, with Eva Golinger as its editor. On 12 January 2016, Desirée Santos Amaral, a former Minister of Communication and Information, became the new editor of Correo del Orinoco. The previous editor was Vanessa Davies, a journalist and a political activist for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. ()

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Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:206, Added: 07/15/2019, Last updated: 12/12/2019