From the May-June 2015 issue of News & Letters
The indignados (outraged) of Latin America and the world have lost a human voice of towering creativity. Eduardo Galeano has died.
He spoke with his pen—writer, journalist, essayist, historian—a profound wordsmith. His Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent captured the pain and sorrow of the people of the continent; his many volumes of stories, poems and phrases, expressed the spirit and laughter of its masses.