El País (Uruguay)

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El País
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Type Daily newspaper
Founded September 14, 1918
Political alignment Centrist
Headquarters Montevideo, Uruguay
Circulation 65,000
Official website El País

El País is a Uruguayan newspaper, first published on September 14, 1918, and distributed nation-wide. It previously belonged to the same media group as the television channel Teledoce. Its website is ranked 6th in Uruguay according to Alexa.

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Established in Montevideo, El País was originally edited by Leonel Aguirre, Eduardo Rodríguez Larreta and Washington Beltrán Barbat. Begun as a political newspaper devoted to the National Party, it later developed into a general interest newspaper.[1]

For decades, El País has been among the leading written media in Uruguay, with a circulation of 65,000 on weekdays and 100,000 on Sundays. Its editorial focus is on the social, political and economic news of Uruguay, as well as the Mercosur regional trade alliance.[2]

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