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  1. Marquez hailed as literary giantRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    ... scheduled a public memorial for Monday in the art deco Palace of Fine Arts in the capital's historic center. Colombia's ambassador to Mexico, Jose Gabriel Ortiz, suggested to reporters that the author's ashes could be divided between Mexico and ...


  2. From murder capital to model cityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Medellin flaunted its makeover as it hosted UN Habitat's World Urban Forum with tours of futuristic schools and libraries, parks and city cable cars - but some old problems remain.


  3. Dr. Giulio MassanoRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    ... ordained as a Roman Catholic priest in the Missionary Order of the Consolatas. He was immediately sent to Bogota, Colombia where he taught languages in the Consolata seminary and served in local parishes, as well as in remote jungle villages. During ...


  4. Caroline Hensley 2nd overall in Team USA win - and more Chattanooga region sports newsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    Hixson resident Caroline Hensley earned silver medals in the slalom, jump and overall to help Team USA win the gold medal in the elite division of the Pan American Water Ski Championships, which concluded Saturday in Bogota, Colombia.


  5. Dusty home town remembers Garcia Marquez...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... a portrait of Colombian Nobel Prize 1982 in Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in his hometown Aracataca, Colombia on April 18, 2014 "His grandfather, who was the colonel, kept him in the house a lot, very protective. And (Garcia Marquez) ...


  6. Gabriel García Márquez: Master of magical realism, Nobel Prize winner diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    ... important — not exactly lionized as a literary giant. Instead, he entered the folkways of his native tropical Colombia with a nickname, “ ” and stories about the local beauty he danced the night away with during carnival, who lost her ...


  7. Venezuela's opposition to meet with governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Miami Herald

    ... would be held in public and would begin shortly under the supervision of the foreign ministers from Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador, as well the Vatican's diplomatic envoy in Venezuela. Opposition leaders for weeks had resisted Maduro's invitation for ...


  8. President Santos calls for investigation into alleged army spying on peace negotiatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Humberto de la Calle, head of Colombia's government peace negotiation team, right, arrives for the continuation of peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.


  9. As victims of violence in Colombia head home, they find their communities also need mendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Hermes Murgas is one of thousands of coffee farmers who are returning to northeastern Colombia after fleeing guerrilla and paramilitary violence a decade ago.


  10. Gabriel Garcia Marquez tribute: A remarkable life of magic realism and urgent relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... of the state, that internecine slaughter would usher in almost six decades of bloodshed, strife and instability in Colombia. During those dark days, now largely but not entirely superseded, it sometimes felt as if only the life-affirming prose of ...


  11. Colombia to honour Garcia MarquezRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BBC News

    Colombia will pay tribute to the Nobel-prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez in a ceremony at Bogota's national cathedral on Tuesday.


  12. Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Complicated Relationship With His HometownRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... service Monday. Aracataca's mayor, Tufith Hatum, says he hopes the author's ashes are returned to his birthplace. Colombia's ambassador to Mexico, Jose Gabriel Ortiz, suggested on Friday that Garcia Marquez's ashes could be divided between Mexico ...


  13. Women's Tennis Extends Win Streak at Indiana, Clinches Title ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MGo Blue

    ... at Nos. 2 and 3. At No. 3, sophomore Ronit Yurovsky (New Kensington, Pa./Plum) and freshman Laura Ucros (Bogota, Colombia/Fundacin Nuevo Marymount) teamed up for the win, dropping just one game in the eight-game pro set. Junior Sarah Lee (Los ...


  14. 'Literary giant' Garcia Marquez lauded worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... died Thursday at age 87, was mourned in the European cities where he once lived, the United States and his native Colombia, which inspired his surreal stories of family, love and dictatorship. Colombia declared three days of mourning for the author ...


  15. Medellin: from murder capital to model cityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    ... mazamorra , a traditional corn-based drink that he makes at home. He fled his hometown in the Uraba region of Colombia to join the ranks of Colombia's 5 million internal refugees. Many of them populate MedellA n's slums. Though a MetroCable line ...


  16. Colombia investigating increases in earthquakes in the country's oil-producing regionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    Colombian authorities are working with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. to investigate an increase in seismic activity in the nation's biggest oil-producing area.


  17. Garc a M rquez hailed as literary giantRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... at the news, saying that "what hurts most is the beautiful words that death has beaten us to and stolen from us." Colombia declared three days of mourning, with flags flying at half-mast, newspapers publishing special editions and folk bands holding ...


  18. Mediabistro Early Bird NewsfeedRead the original story

    Friday | FishBowl

    ... that he was "the most important writer in Spanish of the 20th century." WSJ Born in the sleepy town of Aracataca, Colombia, GarcA a MA rquez was best known for his 1967 masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude . In a career spanning more than 60 ...


  19. Colombian novelist Garcia Marquez dies age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | The London Free Press

    ... of the Buendia family in the fictional village of Macondo, based on the languid town of Aracataca close to Colombia's Caribbean coast where Garcia Marquez was born on March 6, 1927 and raised by his maternal grandparents. In the novel, Garcia ...


  20. In Colombia, a playground with a pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... one of many public figures killed trying to prosecute Escobar and his cocaine cartel during its reign of terror in Colombia in the 1980s and early '90s. Today, however, two decades after his death in a firefight with authorities, the drug lord's ...