Friday, March 23, 2007

Gabriel García Márquez Shuns Birthday to Meet with Fidel!

Fidel Castro, the ailing Cuban leader, according to the article below was out of his sick bed for a long walk and reportedly was back to his old self, passionately discussing Latin American politics and global warming. The other surprise was his companion: Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel prize-winning novelist who vanished last week when the literary world wanted to celebrate his 80th birthday." One a revolutionary writer, and the other a revolutionary leader, interesting. Read more this article

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Gabriel García Marquez was born on March 6, 1928 in Aracataca, a town in Northern Colombia, where he was raised by his maternal grandparents in a house filled with countless aunts and the rumors of ghosts. But in order to get a better grasp on García Márquez's life, it helps to understand something first about both the history of Colombia and the unusual background of his family...read more