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Mexican Nobel Laureate Alfonso García Robles was Born in 1911

Today in Latin American history, Mexican diplomat Alfonso García Robles who won the 1982 Nobel Peace Prize was born in 1911. García Robles worked as the Mexican ambassador to Brazil. continue reading »

Chilean Nobel Prize Winner Gabriela Mistral Died in 1957

Today in Latin American history, Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral who won the Nobel Prize in Literature 1945 died in 1957. She was the first Latin American, and, so far, the only Latin American woman, to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. continue reading »

Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Celebrates 86th Birthday

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez described himself as "very happy" on his 86th birthday, which he celebrated Wednesday at his home in this capital in the company of family and friends. continue reading »

Mexico Honors Nobel Laureate Garcia Marquez With Thousands of Posters

Mexico City is celebrating the life and work of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has lived in the capital for 50 years, by putting up 40,000 posters in honor of the legendary Colombian writer. continue reading »

Nobel Prize Winner Jody Williams Stands With Mexico’s “Caravan for Peace”

The Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity demanded an end to the drug war in the capital of the nation that launched the war. After setting off from AFL-CIO headquarters where the nation's largest federation of unions saluted its efforts, the caravan planted itself in front of the White House, then proceeded to Freedom Plaza. continue reading »

Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize

The Literature Nobel Prize Returns to Latin America in the Hands of Mario Vargas Llosa (BILINGUAL)

The Nobel organizing committee awarded the coveted literature prize to Vargas Llosa “for his cartography of the structures of power, and his acute reflection of the individual’s resistance, his revolt, his failures.” continue reading »