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Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez

A colourful remembrance for adored author Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Hundreds of fans thronged outside Mexico City's Palace of Fine Arts to pay their last respects to the giant of Latin American literature. Inside, the palace was adorned with yellow flowers, the author's favourite, and musicians also performed some of his most loved pieces. (UPSOT) The Mexican President and his Colombian counterpart gave thanks for his life. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT JUAN MANUEL SANTOS, SAYING: "Today in the Palace of Fine Arts, the place of excellence and the culture of Mexico, with a heavy heart and soul we say goodbye on behalf of more than 47 million compatriots, to the greatest Colombian of all time, Gabriel Garcia Marquez." (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) MEXICAN PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PENA NIETO, SAYING: "His works, his inspiration, his example will always be with his friends and millions of people around the world. His words and his books will survi

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