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Eduardo Galeano


(Eduardo Hughes Galeano)
Uruguay (b.1940)

Eduardo Hughes Galeano is a Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist. His most well known works are Memoria del fuego (Memory of Fire, 1986) and Las venas abiertas de América Latina (Open Veins of Latin America, 1971) which have since been translated into twenty languages and transcend orthodox genres: combining fiction, journalism, political analysis, and history.