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Apr 23, 2014 | 12:18pm EDT

Mexican writer and journalist Elena Poniatowska has been honoured with top literary award The Cervantes Prize, which is given to the best Spanish language writers. King Juan Carlos of Spain made the presentation on Wednesday (23Apr14) at a ceremony in the town of Alcala de Henares, the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes. Poniatowska, 81, is only the fourth woman to be awarded the prize.

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