Death of Carlos Fuentes

November 11, 1928 - May 10, 2012
Mexico City, Mexico | Age 83

Mexican novelist, essayist dies
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ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Author Carlos Fuentes, who played a dominant role in Latin America's novel-writing boom by delving into the failed ideals of the Mexican revolution, died Tuesday in a Mexico City hospital. He was 83.

Fuentes died at the Angeles del Pedregal hospital where he was taken after his personal doctor, Arturo Ballesteros, found him in shock in his Mexico City home. Ballesteros told reporters outside the hospital that the...

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