The Huffington Post Media Group and El País have joined forces to launch El Huffington Post, an international Spanish-language version of The Huffington Post.
Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group and Juan Luis Cebrián, president of El País and PRISA´S CEO, announced the plan to launch the Spanish version of the American news, opinion, community and social engagement website.
El Huffington Post will combine the local editorial expertise of El País, a leading global daily Spanish newspaper, with The Huffington Post‘s reporting, aggregation, commenting forum and social engagement tools, and a platform for various bloggers.
The partners will also focus on original editorial content through an affiliated network of journalists and bloggers.
El Huffington Post is recruiting an editorial team in preparation for a launch in the first quarter of 2012.