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Jun 7th 2012

Hola! El Huffington Post Launches in Spain

The latest international edition of the Huffington Post debuted today in Spain in partnership with the leading Spanish-language newspaper El Pais. El Huffington Post, headquartered in Madrid, follows launches this year of Le Huffington Post France and Le Huffington Post Québec. Other international editions include HuffPost Canada, the first international edition, and The Huffington Post UK, both of which went live last year. Meanwhile, later this year, L'Huffington Post Italia is scheduled to debut later this year.

Montserrat Domínguez, most recently director and host of "A vivir que son dos días," the leading weekend radio show at Cadena SER, is editorial director. Read her blog post today about the new site. During her long journalism career, Montserrat has also worked for Efe News Agency, Canal +, Antena 3, and Tele 5, served as a political contributor to La Vanguardia and is VP of the Spanish section of the European Journalists Association.

Read about the rest of the team in Arianna Huffington's blog post in English or in Spanish. Huffington also shares the launch day lineup of bloggers and talks about the economic climate in Spain, saying that "Spain is at a crucial moment in its history, engulfed in crisis and facing steep challenges." Take a behind the scenes look at the launch by viewing these pictures and a video.

Dec 12th 2011

Bienvenidos a El Huffington Post

We're excited to announce that The Huffington Post has announced plans to partner with El País to create El Huffington Post, an international Spanish-language version of The Huffington Post. The partnership will combine HuffPost's powerful platform with a strong Spanish editorial network. El Huffington Post is recruiting an editorial team in preparation for its launch which will happen in the first quarter of 2012.

El Huffington Post will combine the local editorial expertise of El País, the leading Spanish newspaper and one of the most widely-respected global news dailies, with The Huffington Post's pioneering combination of original reporting, aggregation, leading-edge commenting forum, dynamic social-engagement tools, and vibrant platform for a wide range of bloggers. The partners will also focus on original editorial content through an affiliated network of journalists and bloggers.

This expands The Huffington Post's global presence which already includes HuffPost UK and HuffPost Canada. It comes on the heels of October's announcement about the launch of Le Huffington Post , a French-language edition of the site, to be run in conjunction with The Le Monde Group and Les Nouvelles Editions Independantes.

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