Colombian writer and journalist Germán Castro Caycedo dies at 81

"Born in Zipaquirá on March 3, 1940, Germán Castro Caycedo was a Colombian writer and cronista. His works stood out around the world thanks to the testimonies about the reality of Colombia.

As reported by Noticias Caracol, the journalist died in his house due to a fight against cancer and it was his wife who confirmed his death in an interview with Blu Radio.

With more than 25 written works, Castro Caycedo managed to obtain several recognitions throughout his career, such as the Simón Bolívar National Journalism Award (1976), Latin America SIP Mergenthaler Award (1974), 'Award to the Life and Work of a Journalist' (2015), among others."

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