April 18, 2014
Latin America >
Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez, who crafted enchanting stories that blurred the line between magic and reality, died on Thursday at the age of 87.
Mexican police have captured the second-in-command of one of the country's main drug gangs, who was operating in Mexico City, the government said.
Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has recovered from pneumonia but his condition remains "delicate", Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced a housing plan to rebuild Valparaíso after a fire devastated parts of the port city, destroying over 3,000 houses and killing at least 12 people.
Bolivian President Evo Morales has presented before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) a 200-page legal dossier, claiming access to the sea from Chile.