Reflections on a life in letters
Carlos FUENTES is the paradigmatic Latin American intellectual: cosmopolitan, committed and erudite.
January 30, 2005 –Los Angeles Times
The Day After the Dictator
You go out in the streets, pull down the statues, participate in the general celebration.
August 24, 2003 –Los Angeles Times
Broke Allies Make for a Bankrupt War
The fact that Nicaragua is a member of the mismatched coalition supporting the U.S. war on Iraq has become an endless source of banter in my country.
April 9, 2003 –Los Angeles Times
When I opened “Vivir para contarla,” the plane was climbing to 35,000 feet and fear was thrashing through my blood.
February 16, 2003 –Los Angeles Times
A Crusader Looks to the U.S.
Last week, Otto J. Reich, the controversial assistant secretary of State for Western Hemisphere affairs, visited my country, Nicaragua.
September 8, 2002 –Los Angeles Times
The Class of Sept. 12th
The lawn in front of Columbia University’s domed library is filled with families anxiously awaiting the start of the 2002 commencement ceremonies.
June 16, 2002 –Los Angeles Times