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Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez stands outside his house on his 87th birthday in Mexico City in this March 6, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/Files

Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez stands outside his house on his 87th birthday in Mexico City in this March 6, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/Files

Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez stands outside his house on his 87th birthday in Mexico City in this March 6, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/Files
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A man holds a yellow rose while standing behind police officers outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A man holds a yellow rose while standing behind police officers outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A man holds a yellow rose while standing behind police officers outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A funeral hearse is seen parked inside the garage of the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A funeral hearse is seen parked inside the garage of the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A funeral hearse is seen parked inside the garage of the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A funeral hearse reverses for parking, outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A funeral hearse reverses for parking, outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A funeral hearse reverses for parking, outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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A funeral hearse reverses for parking, outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A funeral hearse reverses for parking, outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

A funeral hearse reverses for parking, outside the home of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Magdalena Rodriguez (R), a close friend of the the family of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, waits outside Garcia Marquez' house surrounded by journalists in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Magdalena Rodriguez (R), a close friend of the the family of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, waits outside Garcia Marquez' house surrounded by journalists in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Magdalena Rodriguez (R), a close friend of the the family of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, waits outside Garcia Marquez' house surrounded by journalists in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Flowers and the book "Memorias de mis putas tristes" (Memories of My Melancholy Whores) written by Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez are placed outside his home in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Flowers and the book "Memorias de mis putas tristes" (Memories of My Melancholy Whores) written by Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez are placed outside his home in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Flowers and the book "Memorias de mis putas tristes" (Memories of My Melancholy Whores) written by Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez are placed outside his home in Mexico City April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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