“One Hundred Years of Solitude”, the novel by the Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquezwinner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, once again caused confusion in the TV.
One of the most memorable stories was when, on November 3, 2017, the then First Lady Beatrice Rossello He mentioned in an interview that the author of the masterpiece of Spanish-American literature was Paulo Coelho.
The error occurred after the passage of the Hurricane Mariawhile we talk about the initiative “United for Puerto Rico” and they asked him if he planned to translate the campaign song in support of the Puerto Rican people into English. Then he answered: “Just like Paulo Coelho in his book One Hundred Years of Solitude”, right, in English, and it’s reaching more people, we understand, yes, we’re going to do it in English, also with artists from the United States”.
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Something similar happened this time during the production of the game show Telemundo Puerto Rico, “Puerto Rico Wins”. The segment is also dedicated to the baccalaureate classes.
Screenshot of Puerto Rico’s Gana program. (included)
In one of the questions the students had to answer, the program’s moderator said, Alex DJ Read straight from the digital screen: “Who is the author of the Puerto Rican novel ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’?”
The above, in turn, caused discomfort among many, who did not hesitate to go to social networks to express themselves.
“I’m about to break down with the literature questions Alex DJ asks in Puerto Rico Wins.” The questions aren’t well written, nor can the high school student groups answer them. It’s a festival of the lack of a modicum of incredible schooling. The author of the Puerto Rican novel One Hundred Years of Solitude? Oh really? Puerto Rico wins? Someone help this good family show with the questions,” says one of the many posts.