Mexico is mourning the death of Carlos Fuentes, one of its greatest writers.
Fuentes died Tuesday. He was 83.
Wednesday, he was honored at a ceremony in Mexico City's National Palace of the Arts.
Fuentes was known throughout the world for his novels, many of them critical of modern-day Mexico.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Julio Ortega, a friend and biographer of Fuentes, about his role in Mexico as a public intellectual.