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Journalist Bolívar Roblero Zúñiga dies

Bolivar Roblero Zúñiga He died in the Mexican capital on the morning of January 1, 2021 at the age of 61, reported the Secretariat of Culture of Mexico City.

Bolívar Roblero, known as “Bolo”, studied a degree in Journalism and Collective Communication at the Faculty of Higher Studies Aragón (FES Aragón) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

His career includes as editor, reporter, section manager and international information analyst at Channel 13 and later Imevision from 1984-1989. He was the founding editor-in-chief and later editorial coordinator of the news program Enfecto, his Diario Hablado, Stereo Cien from 1987-1991.

He also served as head of information for the newscast Hechos AM of TV Azteca and Editorial coordinator of the Newsletter “José Cárdenas Informa” of Grupo Fórmula.

In 2018, Bolívar Roblero presented the book Xtabay and others, which takes up the Mayan legend of Xtabay to tell what this mythological woman, demonically beautiful, does with her victims, how and why she selects them, in a literary proposal that mixes fantasy and reality.

Roblero Zúñiga explained, at the time, that he combined in his stories two great passions, literary creation and history. In this way, events such as those of October 2, 1968 in Tlatelolco and June 10, 1971 in San Cosme inhabit his narrative. But the reader will also come across the US invasion of Mexico in 1847; or that unusual snowfall over Mexico City on January 10, 1967, or the fall of the Angel of Independence in the earthquake of July 28, 1957.

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