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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results
    The late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was best known as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and pioneer of the genre known as magical realism. But the prolific Colombian writer also had ties to the movies.
  • Travel readers' letters: Baseball fans strike back

    Nicaragua has long been a travel spot for those who love Central America, for the good reasons Rosemary McClure pointed out ["Revved and Ready," March 9]. But she should not have had to disparage Costa Rica in order to do it. That is really tacky, and...

    Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

    Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination
    GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze. I did...

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro
    Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...

    Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad

    Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad
    Valentine's Day approaches. Whether you can make it across town or across the ocean, here are some romantic recommendations for every budget. Close to home Hotel Indigo, Santa Barbara For an affordable, hip escape, try Hotel Indigo in the heart of...