“Gabo” fans converge at novelist’s Mexico City home moments after his death

García Márquez will be cremated in a private service, says family spokeswoman. Funeral honors are scheduled to be held on Monday at Mexico City's Bellas Artes

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Literary giant Gabriel García Márquez dies in Mexico City at age 87

Nobel Prize-winning novelist had been receiving palliative care at his home Colombian-born writer is considered one of the greatest authors of the 20th century

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A passion for Fidel

Gabriel García Márquez heard the name of the Cuban leader for the first time in 1955, when he was in exile alongside a group of Latin American intellectuals

“We arrived in Mexico City as a purple sunset settled”

Snippets from the life of Gabriel García Márquez in his adopted country The rush, the splendor, kids kicking balls against his door and a glass of champagne