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They Call Her 'The Seagull' - Meet Mexico's Glamorous Next First Lady

Mexico's President-Elect Enrique Peña Nieto is a handsome guy. Stand him arm-in-arm with his second wife, actress Angélica Rivera, aka "La Gaviota," and it all gets quite stunning.

Angélica Rivera with Enrique Peña Nieto in October 2011 (Angélica Rivera de Peña)
Angélica Rivera with Enrique Peña Nieto in October 2011 (Angélica Rivera de Peña)
Augusto Assía

MEXICO CITY – "Thank you for being here my love..." Then presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto shared those words just as he was finishing up an appearance this past Mother's Day.

The message was directed squarely at his wife, yet it still triggered a frenzy among the thousands of women in attendance, some of whom responded to the photogenic candidate with catcalls like "Peña, you're hot," and "I want you on my mattress." In reality, there were shouts to both – to Peña Nieto and his glamorous wife, Mexico's it couple more than ever.

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García Márquez And Truth: How Journalism Fed The Novelist's Fantasy

In his early journalistic writings, the Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez showed he had an eye for factual details, in which he found the absurdity and 'magic' that would in time be the stuff and style of his fiction.

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez reads his book

J. D. Torres Duarte

BOGOTÁ — In short stories written in the 1940s and early 50s and later compiled in Eyes of a Blue Dog, the late Gabriel García Márquez, Colombia's Nobel Prize-winning novelist, shows he is as yet a young writer, with a style and subjects that can be atypical.

Stylistically, García Márquez came into his own in the celebrated One Hundred Years of Solitude. Until then both his style and substance took an erratic course: touching the brevity of film scripts in Nobody Writes to the Colonel, technical experimentation in Leaf Storm, the anecdotal short novel in In Evil Hour or exploring politics in Big Mama's Funeral. Throughout, the skills he displayed were rather of a precocious juggler.

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