Family of Gabriel García Márquez decides the fate of his ashes in complete privacy

After being hospitalized for pneumonia, the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, died in Mexico City at 87 years old, surrounded by his loved ones. His family has mourned privately this weekend, without even deciding where the ashes will remain the author. José Gabriel Ortiz,...

Emotional farewells to Chucho Benitez

In Quito, thousands of people said goodbye to Chucho Benitez in the chapel at the Rumiñahui General Coliseum and along the way to the  Monteolivo cemetery where his mortal remains rest since yesterday. Similarly, those attending the match between El Nacional and Deportivo Quevedo...

The country says goodbye to Chucho Benitez

The funeral began with a  mass at 12:00 and the subsequent transfer of the body to the cemetery Monteolivo. After the burial of the remains, the club El Nacional, will pay tribute along with the Metropolitan Council of the capital that will give to the relatives of Chucho the...

Kim Jong-Nam Under Chinese Protection

Kim Jong-Nam arrived in Beijing as Pyongyang prepares a state funeral for his father, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. Seoul’s National Intelligence Service added that it was not clear if the son would attend Wednesday’s funeral in Pyongyang, Yonhap. Kim Jong-Nam, 40,...

Syrian Security Forces Open Fire on Funeral

Today the Syrian security forces opened fire on tens of thousands mourners that went to the funeral of the fallen Kurdish opposition leader. Eyewitnesses reported that during the hostilities two civilians were killed. In Damascus activists said that security forces also fired on...