For decades Sao Paulo Shimbun, which printed its last edition on January 1, served as the main reference point for Japanese living in Brazil. Photo: AP

Sao Paulo Shimbun: iconic Japanese newspaper in Brazil closes after 72 years

  • The newspaper was founded in 1946, soon after the end of the second world war
  • Owner said newspaper had fallen victim to declining sales, an ageing readership and the internet
Topic |   Americas

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For decades Sao Paulo Shimbun, which printed its last edition on January 1, served as the main reference point for Japanese living in Brazil. Photo: AP
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