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Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda in Stockholm with his wife Matilda after he received the Nobel Prize for literature.
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June 3, 2011 While the Nobel laureate's family says he died of prostate cancer, his driver has recently claimed Neruda was poisoned — possibly under orders from Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
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