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El Comercio

El Comercio is a Peruvian newspaper based in Lima. Founded in 1839, it is the oldest newspaper in Peru and one of the oldest Spanish-language papers in the world. It has a daily circulation of more than 120,000. It is one of the most influential media in Peru. The government of Juan Velasco Alvarado expropriated the newspaper in the mid-1970s. The company was returned to their original owners by President Fernando Belaúnde Terry on July 28, 1980, the same day he assumed office. It was his first official act upon assuming his presidency. Currently, the newspaper is owned by shareholders of the Miró Quesada family, whose ownership of the company dates to 1875. Despite this, management is under control of an individual who is not a member of the family. The company has ownership over its subsidiaries, the newspapers Peru 21 and Trome, and the magazine Somos. The corporation, Empresa Editora El Comercio S.A., is the product of the merging of many companies in 1996. The company manages the editing, publication, and distribution of the newspaper, El Comercio, as well as the publication and distribution of Trome, Peru 21, and Gestion. In addition, they manage the advertising aspects of the mentioned publications. Additionally, they are devoted to the editing, publication, and distr... ()

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Other entries with this title: El Comercio (EC), El Comercio (ES)

Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:396, Added: 07/15/2019