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October 25, 1988 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
For Sergio Ramirez, poet, author and vice president of Nicaragua's revolutionary government, the mixing of art and politics is first and foremost a question of logistics. Every day, between an early-morning jog and arrival at his Managua office, the Sandinista leader spends 2 1/2 hours at his personal computer tapping out novels.
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March 14, 1999 | CARLOS FUENTES, Carlos Fuentes is the author of numerous novels including, most recently, "The Crystal Frontier: A Novel in Nine Stories." "Caracol Beach" will be published by Alfred A. Knopf; "Margarita, esta linda la mar" does not yet have an English-language publisher
"The novel is dead." This article of faith has been repeated over and over since Marshall McLuhan, in the '60s, decreed the end of the Gutenberg Era and its substitution by an audiovisual universe in which what is important is not what is said, but what says it. Gutenberg's wake, paradoxically, perhaps gave literature a new lease on life. If the medium was the message, what would become of the message? McLuhan made us think, in other words, about all that could not be communicated by the media.
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March 5, 1989 | AL PRESTON
Sergio Ramirez scored on a 10-yard angle shot with 15 minutes left in the game to give Central High School of El Centro a 3-2 victory over Esperanza on in the Southern Section 2-A boys's soccer final Saturday at Gahr High.
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March 5, 1989 | AL PRESTON
Sergio Ramirez scored on a 10-yard angle shot with 15 minutes left in the game to give Central High School of El Centro a 3-2 victory over Esperanza on in the Southern Section 2-A boys's soccer final Saturday at Gahr High.
BOOKS
March 14, 1999 | CARLOS FUENTES, Carlos Fuentes is the author of numerous novels including, most recently, "The Crystal Frontier: A Novel in Nine Stories." "Caracol Beach" will be published by Alfred A. Knopf; "Margarita, esta linda la mar" does not yet have an English-language publisher
"The novel is dead." This article of faith has been repeated over and over since Marshall McLuhan, in the '60s, decreed the end of the Gutenberg Era and its substitution by an audiovisual universe in which what is important is not what is said, but what says it. Gutenberg's wake, paradoxically, perhaps gave literature a new lease on life. If the medium was the message, what would become of the message? McLuhan made us think, in other words, about all that could not be communicated by the media.
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June 20, 1986 | From Reuters
Pope John Paul II received Nicaraguan Vice President Sergio Ramirez in a private audience Thursday, the Vatican said. As is customary with private papal audiences, details of their talk were not disclosed.
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April 13, 1986 | United Press International
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III and his Mexican counterpart, Sergio Garcia Ramirez, will meet for talks on drug enforcement this week in the Mexican resort of Cancun, Mexican justice officials announced Saturday.
NEWS
May 5, 1985
Nicaraguan Ambassador Carlos Tunnermann was recalled from Washington to Managua for consultations in the wake of President Reagan's declaration of a trade embargo. There was no indication how long he would stay. Nicaraguan Vice President Sergio Ramirez, who is in charge while President Daniel Ortega is abroad, was reported to be preparing a major policy address inresponse to the U.S. embargo.
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February 22, 1994 | TINA DAUNT
An 8-year-old boy was killed Monday when the car he was riding in collided with another vehicle on California 33 near Ojai, authorities said. A spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Sergio Ramirez was transported shortly before 5 p.m. to Ojai Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the second vehicle, a Ford pickup, was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving, the spokesman said.
NEWS
May 12, 1985
The Nicaraguan government announced tighter rationing of basic goods and urged citizens to unify to overcome the U.S. trade embargo that took effect last week. Vice President Sergio Ramirez said in a televised speech that the embargo "gives us the opportunity to break the dependence that we have had on the United States. . ." by increasing trade with other countries.
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October 25, 1988 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
For Sergio Ramirez, poet, author and vice president of Nicaragua's revolutionary government, the mixing of art and politics is first and foremost a question of logistics. Every day, between an early-morning jog and arrival at his Managua office, the Sandinista leader spends 2 1/2 hours at his personal computer tapping out novels.
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August 10, 1985 | Associated Press
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III is due here Monday to review efforts to combat narcotics trafficking, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said Friday. Meese and officials of the Drug Enforcement Administration will take part in daylong talks Tuesday with Mexican Atty. Gen. Sergio Garcia Ramirez, the spokesman said.
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