Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2010, suffered from an aggressive cancer at age 61 while in prison.
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Liu Xiaobo, Premio Nobel de la Paz en 2010, padecía de un agresivo cáncer a los 61 años, mientras estaba en prisión.
The 63-year-old author is known for his opposition to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and his support of the peace process. His son Uri was killed fighting in the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
In his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada," retired Bolivian General Gary Prado Salmon analyzes Guevara's downfall while serving with a guerrilla group in Bolivia almost 50 years ago.
Alfredo Molano's new book, "De Rio en Rio" (From River to River) is a "look at the black territories" along the Pacific, among the most forgotten but hardest hit by Colombia's armed conflict.
Peru's best-selling author Santiago Roncagliolo is in Bogota to present his Alfaguara prizewinning novel "La Noche de los Alfileres" (Night of the Pins). Violence is very present in his work and particularly Peru's armed conflict.
Coincidiendo con el 50 aniversario de la muerte del Che, el hermano menor del líder revolucionario, Juan Martín Guevara, publica Mi hermano el Che, un libro de recuerdos familiares que humaniza y reactualiza al gran mito revolucionario de la izquierda.
In “Shattered,” journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes portrait Clinton's campaign as a Titanic-like disaster: an epic fail made up of a series of perverse and often avoidable missteps by an out-of-touch candidate and her strife-ridden staff that turned “a winnable race” into “another iceberg-seeking campaign ship.”