17 April 2014

Stories from 17 April 2014

87-Year Old Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

  17 April 2014

Colombia Nobel laureate author Gabriel García Márquez passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Mexico City. He was 87 years old. Colombian network Caracol posted a chronology [es] of his life. On Twitter, user Pepin Balongo expressed his sorrow: Ya no son cien años en soledad; a partir de...

Is Valparaíso's Wildfire Result of Neglect by Municipal Government?

  17 April 2014

A report [es] from Chile's Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIPER) has stirred up a story of neglect and corruption about how, since 2012, local authorities have been aware of the danger posed by the extensive growth of underbrush in the hills and ravines around Valparaíso as well as the proliferation...

Caribbean: Kids & Technology

  17 April 2014

Caribbean diaspora blogger Tobias Buckell says that the biggest surprise about living with five year olds is “their uptake of [tech] devices.”

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