Author Carlos Fuentes, who played a dominant role in Latin America's novel-writing boom by delving into the failed ideals of the Mexican revolution, died Tuesday in a Mexico City hospital. He was 83. Mexico's National...

  • FBI treated Carlos Fuentes as communist subversive
    In one of the memoranda Fuentes is described as "a leading Mexican communist writer" and a "well-known Mexican novelist with long history of subversive connections". Fuentes died in 2012 at age 83 after suffering an internal haemorrhage. In the 170-page ...
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  • UCSB Colloquium on Mexican Literature Will Highlight Works by Elena Poniatowska and Carlos Fuentes
    and features a series of discussions and presentations on campus and in downtown Santa Barbara that celebrate the work of Poniatowska and of Carlos Fuentes, the Mexican novelist and essayist who died last May. All events are free and open to the public.
    10/26/2012 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • Mexican Author Carlos Fuentes Dies at 83
    Renowned Mexican author and diplomat Carlos Fuentes died at the age of 83 in a Mexico City hospital, according to local news reports. The news of the novelist’s passing on Tuesday was confirmed by President Felipe Calderón via Twitter. “I profoundly ...
    05/15/2012 - 11:25 am | View Link
  • Media Advisory: Carlos Fuentes to speak at McGill
    Mr. Fuentes’ personal history is nothing short of inspiring, and will be the basis for his lecture—how his knowledge of the law has added to his world renowned social perspective ... In addition to his career as a novelist, he writes for El País ...
    03/27/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Mexico Literary Star, Monsivais, Dies at 72
    MEXICO CITY—Renowned Mexican journalist ... His death came one day after that of fellow leftist and Nobel-winning Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago, with whom he once toured Zapatista rebel encampments in southern Chiapas state. "I think he is one ...
    06/19/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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