A woman touches the urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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Twin memorials for author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Mexico and Colombia have held public commemorations for Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday in Mexico City aged 87.

The presidents of Colombia and Mexico attended a formal ceremony in Mexico City, where Garcia Marquez lived for more than three decades.

Will Grant reports from Mexico City.

  • 22 Apr 2014
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