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Look for Gabriel Garcia Marquez's street next time you go to Madrid

Madrid joins Los Angeles in naming a street after the Nobel laureate

Author: Andrea Torres, Local10.com Reporter, atorres@local10.com
Published On: Apr 21 2014 01:13:54 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2014 01:26:21 PM EDT
Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez gets ready to autograph one of his books in 2010. He began to suffer from dementia, after treatment form lymphatic cancer in 1999. He was hospitalized Thursday for infections in Mexico City.

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Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez gets ready to autograph one of his books in 2010. He began to suffer from dementia, after treatment form lymphatic cancer in 1999. He died April 17 in Mexico City.

Madrid's Mayor Ana Botella said Monday she plans to name a street after Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died April 17 at 87.

City official Pedro Corral said the proposal to honor his memory would move forward in May. Marquez lived in Madrid and in Barcelona for more than seven years.

There is already a public school named after Marquez in Madrid. Streets in Los Angeles and in Zaragoza, Spain are also named after him.

Famous phrases the author said in Madrid

"Una vez que hago en mis novelas la última lectura ya no me interesan, el libro es como un león muerto". (Diario 16, Madrid, 1989).

"Mis relaciones con el cine son las de un matrimonio mal avenido, que no pueden vivir juntos ni separados". (El País, Madrid, 1987)

ON THE WEB (Spanish): View El Tiempo's "Macondo is in mourning"

Books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Published On: Apr 17 2014 05:24:19 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2014 05:42:35 PM EDT
Literary celebrity Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday. He was 87.
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Miami drops in rankings of most popular travel destinations

Magic City ranks 25th in TripAdvisor's annual Traveler's Choice Destinations survey

Author: Alexandra Fruin, Producer, AFruin@wplg.com
Published On: Apr 09 2014 08:42:36 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 09 2014 05:52:36 PM EDT
Downtown Miami skyline
MIAMI -

Miami has dropped in the rankings of an annual survey of top destination in the United States, according to TripAdvisor.

Miami barely made the 2014 Travelers' Choice Destination list, coming in at No. 25, the last spot ranked by the popular travel website in its sixth-annual report.

The award winners were determined "using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, attractions and restaurants in destinations worldwide over a 12-month period," TripAdvisor's website states. 

Miami dropped 13 spots from its 2013 ranking. Orlando, the only other Florida city to make the list, dropped five spots to 10.

The 2014 rankings showed a rise in popularity among Texas and cities in the south. Houston jumped 13 spots to No. 12, the largest of any in the U.S. rankings. New Orleans and Charleston, S.C., also moved up the list. Atlanta and Nashville, Tenn., made the list for the first time in its six-year history.

The top three U.S. cities -- New York, Chicago and San Francisco, respectively -- also made the Top 25 Travelers' Choice World Destinations ranking.

For more information and to see where other cities ranked, click here.

JetBlue flight bound for FLL returns after takeoff

Passengers smelled smoke shortly after flight left Jamaica

Published On: Apr 01 2014 07:15:25 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 05:41:17 PM EDT

JetBlue flight delayed after passengers smell smoke

FROM THE NEWSROOM. LOCAL 10 NEWS. THANK YOU MJ. PLANE FULL OF PASSENGERS ON THE WAY TO FT. LAUDERDALE MORE THAN 12 HOURS LATE. AN ISSUE ON BOARD, THE ORIGINAL JET BLUE FLIGHT FORCED THE PILOT TO TURN AROUND TO JAMAICA LAST NIGHT. WE ARE LIVE AT FT. LAUDERDALE HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH MORE ON THIS STORY. WELL, CONSTANCE, THERE WERE A TOTAL OF 98 PASSENGERS ON THAT JET BLUE PLANE. AND THE PLANE HAD TO TURN BACK AROUND TO JAMAICA 15 MINUTES AFTER TAKING OFF. AFTER PEOPLE SAID THEY WERE SMELLING SMOKE ON BOARD. NOW HERE IS A STATEMENT THAT JET BLUE RELEASED. IT SAID QUOTE, ON MONDAY MARCH 31, 2014, JET BLUE FLIGHT 876 RETURNED TO KINGSTON AFTER A REPORT OF A SMOKE ODOR. JET BLUE WILL ASSURE CUSTOMER'S NEEDS ARE MET. THIS REPORT INDICATES FOUR CUSTOMERS TAKEN TO LOCAL MEDICAL FACILITIES FOR EVALUATIONS AND TWO ADDITIONAL CUSTOMERS OPTED FOR FURTHER MEDICAL EVALUATION. NOW IT IS STILL UNCLEAR WHY THEY WERE MEDICALLY EVALUATED AND SET TO ARRIVE HERE IN FT. LAUDERDALE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

A JetBlue flight that took off from Jamaica's Norman Manley International Airport headed to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood-International Airport returned after passengers and crew said they smelled smoke.

The plane returned about 15 minutes after takeoff Monday evening.

Flight 8076 had 98 passengers on board. JetBlue said six people who were on the plane were evaluated by paramedics but did not say why. 

Maintenance staff and officials inspected the plane.

Those 98 passengers were expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon.

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