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La Crónica de Hoy

La Crónica de Hoy is a tabloid-size newspaper printed in Mexico City. Since its beginnings it has been criticized for being a media alligned with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). This newspaper openly attacks the left-wing politicians, especially Mexico's current President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who was the Head of Government of Mexico City for the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD) between 2000 and 2005.

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La Crónica Diaria S.A. de C.V


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Jorge Kahwagi Gastine appears publicly as the owner of the newspaper La Crónica de Hoy, as well as of La Crónica Diaria, S.A. de C.V . It is unknown if there are other shareholders.

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Pablo Hiriart, Julián Andrade, José Yuste, Tomás Tenorio, Nelson Palomo.

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Jorge Kahwagi Gastine - He is the father-in-law of Miguel Marón Manzur, who was the Undersecretary at the Mexican Secretariat of Economy. His son, Jorge Kahwagi Macari, was the Secretary of the political party Partido Nueva Alianza (2007- 2011) and Federal Representative for the political party Partido Verde (2003-2006). It has been said that Kahwagi Gastine had an emotional relationship with Elba Esther Gordillo, which was the most powerful political leader in Mexico due to her leading role at the National Union for Education Workers, the biggest trade union in Latin America with more than 1,7 million members. Gordillo was the founder of the political party Nueva Alianza.


Francisco Báez Rodríguez

Affiliated Interests other important people

Jorge Kahwagi Macari - He is a controversial Mexican politician and celebrity. Vice President of La Crónica de Hoy, as well as son of the current President of the daily. He was the Secretary of the political party Partido Nueva Alianza (2007-2011) preceded by his function as Federal Representative for the political party Partido Verde (2003-2006).


Address: Londres 38, Colonia Juárez México, C.P. 06600, México D.F. Telephone: (55) 1084 5800

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