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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist whose “One Hundred Years of Solitude” enchanted millions of readers around the world and popularized the emerging Latin American literary genre known as magic realism, has...
  • Remembering Gabriel García Márquez

    Remembering Gabriel García Márquez
    In late summer of 1974, I was reading "One Hundred of Years of Solitude" in an apartment that felt like solitude. I didn't have much in the way of furniture — bed, stove, noisy refrigerator. I would soon be off to graduate school, stripped of...
  • FIFA will not discipline Mexico for fans using derogatory chant

    FIFA will not discipline Mexico for fans using derogatory chant
    FIFA has cleared Mexico of disciplinary action for the use of a derogatory term in a cheer against opposing teams, which some consider homophobic, and thousands of Mexicans used it enthusiastically in their 3-1 win against Croatia in Recife Monday....
  • Sharon Van Etten sings of a toxic relationship on 'Are We There'

    Sharon Van Etten sings of a toxic relationship on 'Are We There'
    Sonido Gallo Negro, "Sendero Mistico" (Glitterbeat) A nine-piece instrumental band from Mexico City that specializes in a surreal blend of music including old-school South American cumbia, Peruvian chicha and Mexican boogaloo, Sonido Gallo Negro...
  • Mexican cartel kingpin reported dead -- of a heart attack

    He was the most discreet of Mexican cartel kingpins, the opposite of the high-living, mass-killing capo. If Juan Jose Esparragoza Moreno, also known as “El Azul” or “The Blue,” ordered massacres of enemies, it wasn’t well...
  • Gabriel García Márquez takes his place in the pantheon

    The first time I met Gabriel García Márquez, then an unknown writer in Mexico, was on July 6, 1962, in the office of the producer of Luis Buñuel's movie "Viridiana." I remember the date well because after noticing the headline, Gabo asked to borrow the...
  • A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team

    A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team
    Here are the prospective U.S. starters for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: TIM HOWARD Goalkeeper Age: 35. Club team: Everton (England). Caps: 100. Goals: 0. On his second World Cup team ... Tied for second in national team history with 100 caps...
  • Mexico City joins others in banning animals in circuses

    If you plan to watch a circus in Mexico's capital, you better really like clowns and acrobats. Reacting to allegations of abuse, Mexico City politicians voted overwhelmingly on Monday to prohibit the use of animals at circuses. Owners of circuses will...
  • Felisa Vanoff, Dancer, Patron of the Arts, Dies at 89

    Felisa Vanoff, dancer, choreographer, producer and patron of the arts, died May 29 after a battle with cancer. She was 89. Upon returning to New York after studying dance in Mexico City, she joined Charles Weidman's Dance Theatre as lead dancer, gave...
  • New Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, Set for World Tour

    LONDON -- BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the U.K. pubcaster, is to send Peter Capaldi, the actor taking over the lead role in sci-fi series "Doctor Who," on a world tour. Capaldi will be joined by on-screen companion Jenna Coleman and the show's...
  • 'Mujeres Mexicana' highlights female photographers

     'Mujeres Mexicana' highlights female photographers
    WHAT: "Mujeres Mexicana," an exhibit of works by female Mexican photographers, is on view at the Southeast Museum of Photography at Daytona State College. "My project is to see Mexico City from a very personal point of view, to envision it as if I...