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#1645: Carpentier, a friend of Haiti, Cuba's writer of the century: Blanchet commens

From: Max Blanchet <MaxBlanchet@worldnet.att.net>

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Carpentier Cuba's writer of the century

Havana, Cuba, CANA - Alejo Carpentier is Cuba's Writer
of the Century. Radio Havana Wednesday reported the
Granma newspaper saying that Carpentier, who was the
first Latin American writer awarded the Cervantes Prize,
contributed to the rebirth of literature in Latin America.
The recognition of Alejo Carpentier's work coincides with
the 95th anniversary of his birth and the 50th anniversary
of the publication of his novel "The Kingdom of This World."