By Latina Staff | 05/12/2014 - 16:34
Hundreds gathered in Mexico City to page homage to the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who passed away on April 17.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/06/2012 - 13:45
One of the world’s greatest writers, Gabriel García Márquez celebrates his 85th birthday today! For decades, the Colombian Noble Prize-winner has challenged our imaginations with intricate stories layered with motifs about revolution, family, rebellion, and love. Márquez, who is known for countless of bestselling novels including his mammoth classic “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in The Time of Cholera,” has taught us that our magical journey as readers never ends.
Find out 5 things you didn’t know about him below:
By Grace Bastidas | 10/10/2011 - 11:18
Want to reconnect with your Latinidad, but not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of everything you need to know—history, movies, art, sayings, recipes, etc.—to get back in touch with your Puerto Rican, Mexican, Colombian, what have you side. Consider it a cultural toolkit!
Plan a Movie Marathon
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 16:27
Colombiana hit theaters over the weekend, but not everyone was necessarily looking forward to it. The film, which stars our September cover girl Zoe Saldana, is about a young Colombian woman who becomes an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents.
By Miranda Noland | 04/04/2011 - 08:36
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 04/06/2009 - 16:15
We reported several days ago that key people in Gabriel García Márquez's camp were speculating that the legendary Colombian author would soon retire. Well, we’re relieved to say that García Márquez vehemently denies those rumors.
By Monica Herrera | 04/02/2009 - 11:01
Just when you thought it was safe to pre-pre-order Gabriel García Márquez's rumored new novel on Amazon.com, now comes word that the legendary Colombian author—who hasn't released a new work since 2004's Memorias de Mis Putas Tristes—may be putting down his pen for good.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2009 - 11:15
Salma Hayek is reportedly in talks to star in a big screen adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel Noticia de un Secuestro. Argentinian screenplay writer Aida Bortnick has confirmed that the Mexicana actress is the strongest candidate to star in the adaptation of the Nobel prize winning author's gripping, non-fiction account of the infamous 1990 kidnapping by members of Pablo Escobar's drug cartel of Maruja Pachon de Villamizar, a Colombian journalist married to prominent politician Alberto Villamizar, and his sister, Beatriz.