Ar­gen­tine Am­bas­sador meets Saint Lu­cian No­bel Lau­re­ate

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

On Wed­nes­day 9th De­cem­ber 2015 the Am­bas­sador for the Ar­gen­tine Repub­lic H.E. Luis Bel­trán Martínez Thomas held a cour­tesy call with the Saint Lu­cian Lit­er­a­ture No­bel Lau­re­ate Prize Win­ner Derek Wal­cott at his res­i­dence. Dur­ing the warm meet­ing, the Am­bas­sador Martínez Thomas and Wal­cott dis­cussed var­i­ous top­ics in­clud­ing cul­ture and in par­tic­u­lar the pos­si­bil­ity of cul­tural re­la­tions be­tween Saint Lucia and Ar­gentina.

Derek Wal­cott re­ferred to var­i­ous as­pects of his lit­er­ary and artis­tic tra­jec­tory and anec­dotes fea­tur­ing var­i­ous renowned Ar­gen­tine writ­ers. Ap­pro­pri­ately, Am­bas­sador Martínez Thomas gifted to the No­bel Prize Win­ner works from var­i­ous Ar­gen­tine writ­ers; Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Sa­bato and Julio Cortázar.

L-R: Ms. Del­fina Maria Martínez Thomas-Gay (Daugh­ter of the Am­bas­sador), H.E. Luis Bel­trán Martínez Thomas (Am­bas­sador for the Ar­gen­tine Repub­lic) and Sigrid Nama. Seated - Derek Wal­cott.

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