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Kidnappers demanding $ 5 million ransom for niece Gabriel García Márquez

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In Colombia demands kidnappers $ 5 million (4.4 million euros) ransom for the grand-niece of the famous Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez.

The 33-year-old Melissa Martínez García, the granddaughter of García Márquez’ brother, Jaime, was on August 23, kidnapped in the north of the country. Martínez García was on the way of the bananenboerderij of her family to her house.

The kidnappers have now $ 5 million is required, as is Wednesday, reported by the Colombian police, which is in contact with the kidnappers.

Writer Gabriel García Márquez lived from 1927 to 2014 and is working as ‘one Hundred years of solitude’, ‘Chronicle of a death foretold ” and ” Love in times of cholera’ as one of the most important Latin American writers ever. In 1982 he won the Nobel prize for Literature.

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