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87-Year Old Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, Mexico, Citizen Media, Literature

Colombia Nobel laureate author Gabriel García Márquez [1] passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Mexico City. He was 87 years old. Colombian network Caracol posted a chronology [2] [es] of his life.

On Twitter, user Pepin Balongo expressed his sorrow:

There are no more a hundred years of solitude; from now on, it will be an eternity in solitude; goodbye Gabo [author's nickname].