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Colombia hopes to share Garcia Marquez remainsColombian government hopes Garcia Marquez remains can be shared with Mexico
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo taken on May 20, 2011, an employee shows gold nuggets at a gold-buying store in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The miners already have been clashing with police while intermittently blocking traffic on the commercially vital interoceanic highway that links the Pacific coast with Brazil.  (AP Photo/Esteban Felix,File)
Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold minersDeadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners; fears of confrontation grow
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Floribeth Mora stands by her shrine to Pope John Paul II inside the entrance to her home in La Union de Cartago, Costa Rica. Mora, her doctors and the Catholic Church say her aneurysm disappeared in May of 2011 in a miracle that cleared the way for the late pope to be declared a saint. Mora will attend the ceremony at the Vatican on April 27, 2014 as a guest of honor. (AP Photo/Enrique Martinez, File)
Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracleWoman who says she was cured by pope becomes Costa Rica celebrity, attends 4 Masses daily
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Friends surround Melquin Merchan, an 18-year-old painter from Aracataca, as he paints a portrait of Gabriel Garcia Marquez in front of the house where the Nobel laureate was born in Aracataca, Colombia, Friday, April 18, 2014. Garcia Marquez died at the age of 87 in Mexico City on Thursday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometownGarcia Marquez's death brings back conflicted relationship with his native Colombia
The Associated Press16 hours ago
AP Photos: Latam Catholics pay tribute to ChristAP Photos: Latin American Catholics pay tribute to Christ with Holy Week traditions
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People who were participating in a Holy Week procession stop and pray after a strong earthquake jolted Mexico City, Friday, April 18, 2014. A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capitalMagnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes central and southern Mexico; no immediate word on casualties
The Associated Press21 hours ago
A woman is comforted by others after a strong earthquake jolted Mexico City, Friday, April 18, 2014. The powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capitalMagnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital; no immediate word on damage or casualties
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this 2003 photo released by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, is seen in Monterrey, Mexico. Behind is Colombian journalist Jose Salgar. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. The author's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. The FNPI was founded by Garcia Marquez. (AP Photo/Andres Reyes, FNPI)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian Nobel laureate who helped define Latin America, dies at 87
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this 1975 photo released by the Fundacion Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez sits with wife Mercedes Barcha at an unknown location. The Nobel laureate died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. His magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. The FNPI was founded by Garcia Marquez. (AP Photo/FNPI)
Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia MarquezSome excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gloria Snekszer, left, and her daughter, Amanda, who came to Guantanamo to observe legal pretrial proceedings in the case of five men charged in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack, pose for a photo at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, Cuba, April 17, 2014. Gloria Snekszer’s sister, Vicki Linn Yancey, was aboard American Airlines Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Stijn Hustinx)
Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trialFamily of 9/11 victims seethe as Guantanamo military trial seems to drift off course again
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this 1975 photo released by the Fundacion Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez sits with wife Mercedes Barcha at an unknown location. The Nobel laureate died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. His magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. The FNPI was founded by Garcia Marquez. (AP Photo/FNPI)
Excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia MarquezSome excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bill McGinly of Vienna, Virginia, whose son, Mark, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack, talks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, Cuba, April 17, 2014. McGinly expressed frustration at delays in the trial for five men facing trial by a military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for their alleged roles orchestrating the attack. (AP PHOTO/Stijn Hustinx)
Guantanamo trial in 9/11 veers off track againPretrial hearing in 9/11 case at Guantanamo ends amid uncertainty over FBI probe of defense
The Associated Press1 day ago
A woman shows a book by Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez for sale next to a book by Fidel Castro at a state run bookstore in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Garcia Marquez died at his home in Mexico City on Thursday. The author's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia MarquezA glance of some of the better known literary works by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Associated Press1 day ago
Argentina considers crackdown on street protestsArgentine government in radical change proposes police crackdowns on street protests
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Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian Nobel literary laureate, has died at 87
The Associated Press1 day ago
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