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From its creation in 2003 until around 2010, the web content of was prepared by the same journalists who worked on (both part of the “El Comercio” group). In 2015, it reached an average of almost six million users per month, ranking among the top ten websites with the biggest audience in Peru, according to IABPerú web traffic figures.

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Geographic Coverage

National coverage

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Paid content

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Media Companies / Groups

Grupo El Comercio (hoy Vigenta Inversiones S.A.)


Voting Rights

1 shareholder

Group / Individual Owner

Servicios Especiales de Edición S.A. (Subsidiary of the El Comercio group)

Company created by the Miró Quesada family in 1987 to dedicate itself to the industry of publishing newspapers, magazines and other periodicals. Prensa Popular (Popular Press), owns all the shares, and publishes Trome, Peru21, Gestión and Depor.

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Prensa Popular S.A.C.

Affiliated Interests Founder

Prensa Popular S.A.C. -created in 2001 by Servicios Especiales de Edición S.A., one of the main subsidiaries of the “El Comercio” Group- is responsible for editing the newspapers Perú21 (political tabloid), Trome (popular newspaper), Gestión (economy) and Depor (sport). It also owns the company Publiqualy, which owns the free newspaper brand franchise “Publimetro” in Peru.


Gabriel Miró Quesada Cisneros

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Peruvian. He studied Communication Sciences at the Universidad de Lima. One of his first works in the media was as a graphic reporter for the magazine Ovación and the newspaper Afición between 1970 and 1974. He was also commercial manager of Radio El Sol and Solarmonía. He has been linked to different subsidiaries of the El Comercio group since 1989. No registered political affiliations. His father, Alejandro Miró Quesada Garland, and his brother, Alejandro Miró Quesada Cisneros, were editors-in-chief of the “El Comercio” newspaper.


Carlos Dario Espinoza Olcay

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Journalist who graduated from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Former editor of the popular tabloid “Ajá“ and the newspaper “Ojo“ (both part of the group “Epensa, “ later bought by “El Comercio“).

Other Important People

César Pardo Figueroa Turner, María Francisca Graña Cánepa, Bernardo Roca Rey Miró Quesada, Hieronymus Rodríguez Carbone, Víctor Patiño Malca.

Affiliated Interests other important people

César Pardo Figueroa Turner

Industrial Engineer. He has held the position of general manager at “El Comercio” for 20 years and is also director of the other subsidiaries of the group, including Prensa Popular (Popular Press).


Jr. Miró Quesada 300, Cercado de Lima

51-311-6397 ;

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acceso noviembre 2016

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