Spanish newspaper co-founder Carlos Mendo dies aged 77
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Carlos Mendo, one of the founders of Spanish newspaper died on Monday at the age of 77. His death was announced on the newspaper's website. It said that Mendo had been hospitalised for several weeks with an undisclosed illness.
After graduating he joined news agency Rome correspondent and then as the Spanish .in 1958. Mendo then joined the agency, first as their
In 1965 Mendo returned to EFE, this time as managing director. He held the post during the time of the agency's expansion. After leaving EFE in 1969, Medno joined thewhere three years later he would be part of the team that founded the El Pais newspaper.
Mendo continued to work for the El Pais newspaper and in 1979 became the paper's London correspondent.
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