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El Comercio (Ecuador)

Quito, Ecuador

El Comercio is a daily Ecuadorian newspaper. It covers news from inside and outside the country, although its focus is primarily on the former, especially on Quito, Guayaquil and occasionally Cuenca. It competes against El Universo for the largest print distribution in Ecuador.

The paper was founded on Jan. 1, 1906 in Quito, Ecuador by Celiano Monge and brothers César Mantilla Jácome and Carlos Mantilla Jácome. The paper has remained in the Mantilla family, and currently, the President of the newspaper is Jorge Fabrizio Acquaviva Mantilla, and the Publisher is Guadalupe Mantilla de Acquaviva.

Source: Wikipedia



130,000 circulation

400 staff

1993 Frontpage
El Comercio (Ecuador) front page from Feb. 10, 1993


N/A circulation

N/A staff

El Comercio (Ecuador) front page from Feb. 10, 2013 (Or Feb. 8 page)