He recognized with several awards throughout history, in 2005 was honored at the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), the most important of Mexico and Latin America. The Mexican journalist Julio Scherer Garcia, founder of the hero camera, died early on Wednesday because of a septic shock. The death was reported around 4:30 pm. The death was confirmed own weekly through the social network Twitter. Sherer wearing little more than two years ill, mainly gastrointestinal problems. In April fulfill 89 years of age.
On October 17 last Sherer made what would be his last visit to the editor of the magazine. At the beginning of the decade of the forties and before age 18, Scherer joined the newspaper Excelsior. Had an intense career. It started as a messenger of writing and days before the age of 22, and published in the evening Latest News. A year later in Excelsior. On its website, reports that at parting process, at the gates of the offices of the weekly that was his life during his last 38 years, Sherer said after his last visit that the magazine had cost many sacrifices and work. And he said goodbye attempting a smile. His eyes were holding crying.
“He promised, his voice a thread, would return for the 38th anniversary of the weekly. No longer could “adds the note. At 42 Sherer became director of Excelsior, then the most important of Mexico daily. From that position ended confronted with the presidents Gustavo Diaz Ordaz (1964-1970) and Luis Echeverría (1970-1976). When he left the newspaper, June 6, 1976, after a maneuver orchestrated from the presidency of Echeverría, along with dozens of fellow that journal founded the weekly Proceso, whose first issue appeared on November 6, 1976, he told the magazine.
On December 7, 2014, a month before his gopro hero3 silver edition, Sherer published his last text in connection with the death of another journalist and writer, his friend, Vicente Leñero. Sherer is considered the best Mexican journalist from the second half of the last century and so far today. Among the publications that highlight Process led by Sherer, memorable covers like “uncomfortable brother” feature, with the photograph of the recently exonerated Raul Salinas de Gortari. Also “Durazo’s house in the Ajusco” in 1983, which reported the corruption of the former head of the capital police during the administration of José López Portillo.