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  •  - A friend of journalist Alfredo Villatoro mourns as she holds a picture of him during his funeral service in Tegucigalpa

    A friend of journalist Alfredo Villatoro mourns as she holds a picture of him during his funeral service in Tegucigalpa

    Posted: 5/17/2012 9:22:53 PM EST
    A friend of journalist Alfredo Villatoro mourns as she holds a picture of him during his funeral service in Tegucigalpa May 17, 2012. Villatoro, a well-known media personality, was found shot in the head on Tuesday a week after being kidnapped, the latest attack on the media in the violent Central American nation. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera (HONDURAS - Tags: CRIME LAW OBITUARY CIVIL UNREST MEDIA)
  •  - Relatives and friends of journalist Alfredo Villatoro mourn as they stand next to his casket during his funeral service in Tegucigalpa

    Relatives and friends of journalist Alfredo Villatoro mourn as they stand next to his casket during his funeral service in Tegucigalpa

    Posted: 5/17/2012 9:16:56 PM EST
    Relatives and friends of journalist Alfredo Villatoro mourn as they stand next to his casket during his funeral service in Tegucigalpa May 17, 2012. Villatoro, a well-known media personality, was found shot in the head on Tuesday a week after being kidnapped, the latest attack on the media in the violent Central American nation. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera (HONDURAS - Tags: CRIME LAW OBITUARY CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - File photo of singer Donna Summers during Game 2 of World Series in Boston

    File photo of singer Donna Summers during Game 2 of World Series in Boston

    Posted: 5/17/2012 1:21:06 PM EST
    Singer Donna Summers performs "God Bless America" during the seventh inning stretch in Game 2 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park in Boston in this October 24, 2004 file photo. Queen of disco Summer, famous for her 1970s hits like "Hot Stuff," "Last Dance" and "She Works Hard for the Money," died on May 17, 2012 at the age of 63, her publicist said. No cause of death was given but celebrity website TMZ.com said Summer had been suffering from cancer, and died in Florida. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - A man holds a sign after a homage to author Fuentes at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    A man holds a sign after a homage to author Fuentes at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 8:13:19 PM EST
    A man holds a sign which reads, "Carlos Fuentes, goodbye. Love and peace", after a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Mexicans bid farewell to Fuentes on Wednesday in an emotional tribute attended by the president and the country's most prominent intellectuals before a planned burial in France. Fuentes, who died suddenly on Tuesday at 83 after an internal hemorrhage, was one of Latin America's best-known novelists and was still active until the very end of his life working on books and participating in events. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Lemus, wife of novelist Fuentes, is seen after a homage to her husband at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Lemus, wife of novelist Fuentes, is seen after a homage to her husband at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 8:11:18 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus (C), wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, is seen after a homage to her husband at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Mexicans bid farewell to Fuentes on Wednesday in an emotional tribute attended by the president and the country's most prominent intellectuals before a planned burial in France. Fuentes, who died suddenly on Tuesday at 83 after an internal hemorrhage, was one of Latin America's best-known novelists and was still active until the very end of his life working on books and participating in events. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - People queue to look at the coffin of author Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    People queue to look at the coffin of author Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 8:06:18 PM EST
    People queue to look at the coffin of renowned Mexican author Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Mexicans bid farewell to Fuentes on Wednesday in an emotional tribute attended by the president and the country's most prominent intellectuals before a planned burial in France. Fuentes, who died suddenly on Tuesday at 83 after an internal hemorrhage, was one of Latin America's best-known novelists and was still active until the very end of his life working on books and participating in events. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS) )
  •  - A woman places a floral wreath that reads "Presidency of the Republic" next to a picture of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace

    A woman places a floral wreath that reads "Presidency of the Republic" next to a picture of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:58:28 PM EST
    A woman places a floral wreath that reads "Presidency of the Republic" next to a picture of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are seen during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace

    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are seen during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:46:57 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus (C), wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, and Mexican President Felipe Calderon are seen during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)
  •  - File photo of Guitarist Chuck Brown at Pigeon Island

    File photo of Guitarist Chuck Brown at Pigeon Island

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:43:17 PM EST
    Guitarist Chuck Brown of the U.S. performs on the final day of the 20th St. Lucia Jazz Festival at Pigeon Island, in this May 8, 2011 file photograph. Brown known as the ?Godfather of Go-Go,?died on May 16, 2012 at the Johns Hopkins University hospital in Baltimore, according to published reports and confirmation from his manager Tom Goldfogle. REUTERS/Andrea De Silva/Files (ST. LUCIA - Tags: OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, stands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace

    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, stands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:42:21 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus (R), wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, stands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon (L) during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012 following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)
  •  - A woman gestures next to the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    A woman gestures next to the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:38:35 PM EST
    A woman gestures next to the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, touches his coffin during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, touches his coffin during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:24:44 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, touches his coffin during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido(MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)
  •  - Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, hugs a friend during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, hugs a friend during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:20:21 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, hugs a friend during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido(MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)
  •  - Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, stands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Mexico City

    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, stands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:11:52 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus (R), wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, stands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon (L) during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, shakes hands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Mexico

    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, shakes hands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Mexico

    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:10:13 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, shakes hands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - A man touches the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes as "Aura", his book, is seen during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    A man touches the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes as "Aura", his book, is seen during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 4:56:31 PM EST
    A man touches the coffin of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes as "Aura", his book, is seen during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - People walk next to the coffin of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    People walk next to the coffin of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 4:52:32 PM EST
    People walk next to the coffin of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido(MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Undertakers carry the coffin of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Undertakers carry the coffin of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 4:49:37 PM EST
    Undertakers carry the coffin of the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes during a homage at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's most eloquent and widely read authors and a fierce critic of governments, has died after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. Local media said Fuentes died in a Mexico City hospital on May 15, 2012, following heart problems. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
  •  - Rose is placed on windshield of funeral hearse as pallbearers wait outside the house of Mexican novelist Fuentes in Mexico City

    Rose is placed on windshield of funeral hearse as pallbearers wait outside the house of Mexican novelist Fuentes in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 1:47:38 PM EST
    A rose is placed on the windshield of a funeral hearse as pallbearers wait outside the house of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's best-known authors and a sharp critic of governments in Mexico and the United States, died on Tuesday after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)
  •  - Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Fuentes is helped by Saizar, director of National Council for Culture and Arts as they leave her home in Mexico City

    Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Fuentes is helped by Saizar, director of National Council for Culture and Arts as they leave her home in Mexico City

    Posted: 5/16/2012 1:36:57 PM EST
    Silvia Lemus, wife of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, is helped by Consuelo Saizar (R), director of the National Council for Culture and Arts as they leave her home towards to a tribute to the deceased writer in Mexico City May 16, 2012. Fuentes, one of Latin America's best-known authors and a sharp critic of governments in Mexico and the United States, died on Tuesday after a literary career spanning more than five decades. He was 83. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)