9/3/1940 - 4/13/2015
Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Eduardo Galeano
MONTEVIDEO (AP) - Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano, whose "The Open Veins of Latin America" became a classic text for the left in the region and propelled the author to fame, died Monday at age 74.
Galeano had been ill with lung cancer for several months. His death was confirmed by the weekly publication Brecha, where he was a contributor.
Galeano's work inspired several generations of Latin Americans with powerful, acerbic descriptions of the continent's exploitation by capitalist...