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  • Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska wins Cervantes Prize

    Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska wins Cervantes Prize
    The author and journalist Elena Poniatowska, who gained fame in Mexico for her chronicles of social injustice and government repression, is this year’s winner of the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary prize in the Spanish language.
  • A mask maker's journey, in and out of the wrestling ring

    A mask maker's journey, in and out of the wrestling ring
    Clothes make the man. But what about the man who makes the clothes? ... In this case, for characters in the colorful, uber-dramatic world of Mexican freestyle wrestling. Manuel Quiroz is a well-known mask and gear maker for fighters across the globe,...

    Beltran Leyva cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico

    Beltran Leyva cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s drug and corruption crackdown intensified this week with the arrests of the reputed second in command of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and the mayor of a Michoacan city once controlled by the Knights Templar criminal...

    Mexico earthquake causes panic but little damage in the capital

    Mexico earthquake causes panic but little damage in the capital
    MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets. There were no initial reports of serious injuries or major damage in the capital. The U.S. Geological...

    Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism

     Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism
    When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions. Of course Buendía's...