Mexican novelist, essayist Carlos Fuentes dies
In this Thursday, March 3, 2011.file photo, Mexican author Carlos Fuentes greets the audience during a conference of Peru's Nobel Literature Prize laureate Mario Vargas Llosa in Mexico City. Fuentes, Mexico's most celebrated novelist and among Latin America's most prominent authors, died on May 15, 2012.
MEXICO CITY -- 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.