Obituaries

Artist and revolutionary, Ciro Bustos was a key confident of Che Guevara in his fated attempt to trigger revolution across Latin America, through Argentina and Bolivia. He was wrongly accused of betraying Che, when it is now largely believe to be Fidel himself who informed the secret services as to...
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Juan Gabriel, who has died aged 66, is considered to be one of Latin American greatest singer-songwriters of all time. The Mexican wrote around 1,500 songs, many of which made hits for and brought fame and fortune to countless contemporary pop stars. His concerts, lasting up to five hours, could...
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Estimated by Forbes magazine to have produced billions for Mexico's main television station Televisa, Roberto Gómez Bolaños was one of Latin America's most loved comedians. His iconic characters such as Chisperito and Chavo del Ocho became huge hits across the continent.
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Fashion icons such as Marc Jacobs along with the industry bid farewell to the reverent and much-loved Dominican American designer, Oscar de la Renta this week. After fighting cancer for eight years, the icon passed away aged 82 on Monday 20th October, by his wifes' side in his home on...
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Manuel Pertegaz, the world- famous Spanish designer and admired fashion genius died on Saturday at the grand age of 96. We celebrate his life here at LatinoLife whilst his dedication fashion lovers mourn their great loss who had the honour to dress women such as Audrey Hepburn.
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“The ball gave me prestige, gave me fame, gave me riches. Thank you, my old friend". Alfredo Di Stefano, died aged 88, an inspirational leader and legend for Real Madrid and a hero for footballers world wide.
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Without him Cuban music wouldn’t be the same. Those of you who ever couldn’t stop humming Abre que voy, Me Pone la Cabeza Mala, or Me Mantego after an amazing party know very well what I mean…
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“What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”
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Paco de Lucía: (Francisco Sánchez Gomez), guitarist and composer, born 21 December 1947; died 25 February 2014
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Colombia mourns the loss of a Vallenato Legend, Diomedes Díaz died aged 56 at home in Valledupar.
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The Irish Priest who became one of Latin America's most committed and loved Human Rights activists. He dedicated his life to the defence of human dignity and to the hope of a better world
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A tribute to one of Latin America's most iconic female role models.
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The death of former president leaves power vacuum in Argentina.
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