Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano dies

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Uruguayan journalist and writer Eduardo Galeano died after battling lung cancer. He was 74. Galeano’s writings stretched half a century, but one of his best-known was ‘The Open Veins of Latin America’. It was published in 1971, but today it is still as widely read as it is debated. CCTV’s Joel Richards filed this report.

Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano dies

Latin American writer Eduardo Galeano dies

Uruguayan journalist and writer Eduardo Galeano died on Monday after battling lung cancer. He was 74. Galeano's writings stretched half a century, but one of his best-known was 'The Open Veins of Latin America'. It was published in 1971 but today, it is still as widely read as it is debated. CCTV's Joel Richards filed this report.