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Peace in Colombia

The Civil War in Colombia seems to have come to an end. The Colombian government and the FARC rebels announced that a cease fire would begin on August 29th.

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Doris Salcedo in Chicago and Beyond

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) is presenting the first retrospective of the work of renowned sculptor Doris Salcedo. The exhibition will be on view at the MCA from February 21–May 24, 2015 and then will travel to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 26–October 14, 2015.


Gabriel García Márquez

Nobel-Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died on April 17th in Mexico City at age 87. The Colombian novelist “widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century,” was a master of the literary genre magic realism.