La Voz del Interior
La Voz del Interior is the second broadest circulation newspaper in the interior of Argentina, after La Gaceta de Tucumán.
It was first published in 1904. Its owners’ goal was to turn it into a national newspaper. Businessman Silvestre Rafael Remonda partnered with journalist Juan Dionisio Naso, and they began to publish a 6-page newspaper. Overtime, the newspaper became more popular, and the company moved to a new building in 1933. In 1975 a bomb went off in the newspaper’s printing press area. The bomb was allegedly placed by Alianza Anticomunista Argentina (AAA), a far-right terrorist group.
In 1983 the newspaper moved its printing presses to a new building. In 2000 a new building, which comprised all the media areas, was opened. The newspaper proudly declared that it is “the third largest newspaper in Argentina in terms of advertising funds.”
In 2018 the Argentinian Government invested $18.9 million of advertising in print media in Córdoba. La Voz received funds worth $15,244,412, that is, 80% of the total. Since 1998, it is controlled by Compañía Inversora de Medios de Comunicación (CIMECO), a company founded by Clarín, La Nacion and Grupo Vocento from Spain, which edits regional newspapers in Spain. The company also purchased newspaper Los Andes from Mendoza. Their goal was to purchase the six leading newspapers in the interior of Argentina to compete with the group Vila-Manzano. However, an economic crisis ended up with the plan: in 2007, the Spanish investors left Argentina, and in April 2008 Clarín purchased La Nacion’s stock in both newspapers. The Remonda and the Calle families kept a small portion of their respective stock.
Media Companies / Groups
La Voz del Interior S.A. is owned by Compañía Inversora de Medios de Comunicación S.A. (CIMECO), whose controlling shareholder is Grupo Clarín.
Affiliated Interests Founder
Remonda, a businessman, and Naso, a politician and journalist, founded La Voz in 1904 in the province of Córdoba.
With liberal ideals, La Voz’s agenda advocated for public freedoms, anti-military values and secularism. It identified with political party Unión Cívica Radica during most the of the twentieth century, though it stated to be politically independent.
Affiliated Interests Ceo
He is La Voz del Interior S.A.’s General Manager. He started to work at the newspaper in 1984. Since 2004, he has worked as General Manager of Contenidos Mediterráneos, the company that edited newspaper Día a Día, which also belonged to La Voz. La Voz is rather independent from the editorial line of newspaper Clarín, which is the main print product of Grupo Clarín.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
He is La Voz’s Editor-In-Chief since 1998. He began to work in the newspaper as a writer in 1980.
Affiliated Interests other important people
Own 18.6% of the newspaper. The Ramondas are descendants of the newspaper’s founder, Silvestre Rafael Remonda. They have real estate businesses in Córdoba.
La Voz del Interior 6080. Postal code: X5008HKJ
TE: (54 0351) 475 7000
Revenue (in Mill. $)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
USD 542,699 / $15,244,412 (2018 official advertising – Argentinian Government)
Data show the newspaper’s circulation average from Mondays to Sundays in November 2018 according to the Circulation Verification Institute (IVC).
Official advertising was provided by the Argentinian Government in 2018.
Instituto Verificador de Circulación (IVC)
Un estudio comparativo entre medios de comunicación regionales: La prensa tradicional y los portales de Internet en ciudades del Interior de la Argentina (2013), Tamara Smerling