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MEXICO CITY (CNN) - Mexican author Carlos Fuentes has died, Mexican President Felipe Calderon said in a Twitter post Tuesday.

CNN has not independently confirmed the author's death.

"I profoundly lament the death of our dear and admired Carlos Fuentes, writer and universal Mexican. Rest in peace," the Twitter post said.

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