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Tropical and sultry, its candy-colored colonial houses draped with bougainvillea and its plazas buzzing with fruit vendors and flamboyantly costumed dancers, Cartagena carries a heady whiff of the exotic.
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In the mid-1980s as a young undergraduate student of Latin American politics, to me Gabriel Garcia Marquez was as much a political historian as he was a writer of fantastical novels.
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The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of Solitude" mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers.
Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis' efforts to reduce the number of inmates at the Worcester County House of Correction has attracted international attention, so much so that he was a keynote speaker at a three-day seminar on incarceration in Bogota, Colombia.
A street artist draws a portrait of Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, along a street in Bogota on Friday.
Boyd Tonkin recalls a recent pilgrimage to the former home of Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Cartagena and marvels at a writer whose fantasies helped define a country and continent Boyd Tonkin is Literary Editor at The Independent.
Dr. Giulio Massano, 72, of North Dartmouth, MA, passed away at home on April 10, 2014 after a long and valiant battle with multi-system atrophy.
Residents of MedellA n's poorest slums used to be suspicious of strangers. Who in their right minds would be wandering the winding steps up the steep slopes of their neighborhoods, controlled by local criminal gangs so violent that even police feared to go there? MedellA n flaunted its makeover as it hosted UN Habitat's World Urban Forum with tours ... (more)
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez listens to a speech during the New Journalism Prize awards ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey, Mexico, on October 2, 2007.
Manos Sucias is the story of two young men from Buenaventura, an impoverished town on Columbia's Pacific coast, who pair up to take a fishing boat on a perilous drug run for a ruthless drug lord.
Recently, the World Bank released statistics revealing, for the first time in history, that by 2016 Latin America's middle classes will outnumber the region's poor.
Viviana Hernandez sells beauty products door to door in Neiva, a Colombian city where daytime temperatures regularly soar to 90 degrees.
Colombian authorities are working with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. to investigate an increase in seismic activity in the nation's biggest oil-producing area.
A man holds a Ukrainian national flag during a rally in support of a united Ukraine in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014.