This newspaper was founded on December 9, 1976 by writer and journalist Oscar Armando Flores Midence. Eventually, Midence’s son, Carlos Roberto Flores who was a former president of Honduras became the chief executive office and publisher of the newspaper.
A daily newspaper founded by Organizacion Publicitaria, S.A. on October 26, 1964. La Prensa reported its audited circulation in 2008 with 61, 000 units. The newspaper has full color and tabloid-sized pages. It may be distributed across the country; its focus is in the north area of Honduras.
This Honduran daily newspaper is owned by Jaime Rosenthal. On August 31, 2000, the internet domain www.tiempo.hn was purchased by Banco Continental with a 15-year right of possession and the website was ranked eighth in Honduras in the year 2019. El Tiempo had previously published the Honduras Top 50 music chart.