Fidel Castro `dismayed` over Garcia Marquez death: VP Miguel Diaz-Canel

Fidel Castro is "dismayed" over the recent death of literary legend Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was a longtime friend of the Cuban revolutionary icon, a senior official said on Friday.

After Mexico, Colombia says goodbye to Garcia Marquez

After a fond farewell in Mexico, it was Colombia`s turn today to pay tribute to Nobel-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez with music and his favorite yellow roses.

Thousands bid Garcia Marquez farewell in Mexico

Mexico bid farewell Monday to its beloved adopted son, Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with thousands of fans filing past his ashes in a music-filled tribute to the Nobel laureate.

Dusty home town remembers Garcia Marquez with plenty of rum

In his sleepy, tropical home town, the people who knew the late Nobel-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez as a child are greeting his death with warm memories and hope. 

Gabriel Garcia Marquez obituary: 87 years of Magic!

There are only a few writers who can evoke such vehement emotions in you and leave you astound with wonder. Such is the case with Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

Tributes poured in following his death.
"The world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers - and one of my favorites from the time I was young," said U.S. President Barack Obama.

The Language connoisseur

Prasanna Ratanjankar, a media professional, learnt four foreign languages.