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  • Jim McKay dies at 86

    Jim McKay, who in 1947 spoke the first words ever heard on Baltimore television and later became the model for the modern sports anchorman with his marathon effort amid a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday of natural causes at...
  • Alonso comes 'as is'

    Alonso comes 'as is'
    He'd been controlling his temper all day, plotting how to say what was on his mind. His chance came at 6:45 that evening. Andrés Alonso, Baltimore schools chief executive officer, arrived in Mount Vernon to meet with a few dozen of the city's most active...
  • In Cuba, baseball stirs the national soul

    In Cuba, baseball stirs the national soul
    HAVANA -- Today, one of the longest waits in a country of waiting finally ends -- American professional baseball returns in the form of the Baltimore Orioles. "It will be the best play of baseball in 40 years. It is something that we have dreamed of...
  • Secreto de discordia entre Vargas Llosa y García Márquez se irá a la tumba

    Por Diego Oré CARACAS (Reuters) - El motivo de la pelea que separó a los premios Nobel de Literatura latinoamericanos Gabriel García Márquez y Mario Vargas Llosa se irá a la tumba con ellos, dijo el jueves el escritor peruano. La discordia se...
  • Peru's Vargas Llosa to take secret of Garcia Marquez spat to grave

    By Diego Ore CARACAS, April 24 (Reuters) - Peruvian author and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa vowed on Thursday to honor until death a pact with his late Colombian counterpart Gabriel Garcia Marquez not to reveal the mystery of their famous decades-...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Divided opposition not helping in Venezuela

    The opposition movement in Venezuela has been divided, much to the delight of President Nicolás Maduro's authoritarian regime. It was a brilliant move by the government to call for a dialogue with the opposition in an effort to quell protests that...
  • BEISBOL-Ex lanzador cubano Marrero, figura de Grandes Ligas, muere a los 102 años

    LA HABANA (Reuters) - El cubano Conrado Marrero, el más veterano beisbolista que haya jugado en las Grandes Ligas de Estados Unidos, murió el miércoles en su casa de La Habana debido a varios padecimientos. Tenía 102 años. Marrero, quien estaba...
  • Oldest ex-Major League Baseball player dies in Cuba at 102

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Conrado Marrero, at 102 the oldest former Major League Baseball player and a patriarch of Cuban baseball known for his quick wit and goofy pitching delivery, died on Wednesday at his home in Havana. Marrero, who played for the...
  • Mexican, Colombian presidents hail Gabriel Garcia Marquez in lavish Mexico City memorial

    MEXICO CITY The presidents of Mexico and Colombia on Monday evening stood before an urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and extolled him as the most transcendent Spanish-language writer in centuries. "Garcia Marquez is the greatest Latin...
  • Garcia Marquez's hometown ponders how to claim writer's legacy

    ARACATACA, Colombia The world will bid farewell to Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday in a star-studded event in Mexico City's Palace of Fine Arts. Literary luminaries from around the world and heads of state will attend. In Aracata his...
  • Cuban Cepeda signs pro deal with Japanese team

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government relaxed its player rules last year. The 34-year-old Cepeda, who...
  • 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...