• Venezuela: Singer received death threat from parliamentarian

    Venezuelan singer Oscarcito (real name: Oscar Eduardo Hernández Villegas) received a death threat over social media by Member of Parliament Juan Díaz who told the singer to wear a bulletproof vest at his concerts because he would “roll” [Latin American expression denoting “to die”] in one of them, reported El Nacional on 24 April 2017. […]
  • Venezulea: Reggae singer Onechot shot in the head

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Venezulea: Reggae singer Onechot shot in the head On the night of 27 February 2012, on returning to pick up some of his recorded material, the reggae singer Onechot (real name: Juan David Chacón) was attacked by a group of criminals who shot him, wounding him in the head, reported Global Voices. The […]
  • Venezuela: Reggae artist defies government ban on violent images

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Venezuela:Reggae artist defies government ban on violent images Venezuelan authorities are set to launch an investigation into a newly released music video called ‘Rotten Town’ by reggae artist Onechot that depicts the current state of violence in the country. The video was released at a public event on 17 August 2010, only a few […]
  • Venezuela: Celebrities support Spanish pop star

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Venezuela: Celebrities support Spanish pop star More than 100 celebrities signed a letter protesting Venezuela’s decision to cancel Alejandro Sanz’s concert planned for 14 February 2008. ‘The cancellation of the concert smacked of censorship’, stated the Latin Grammy music awards organisation. Grammy-winning Alejandro Sanz is one of Latin America’s most popular singers. However, […]
  • Venezuela: Spanish singer banned from state-owned stadium

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Venezuela:Spanish singer banned from state-owned stadium According to the web sites of American Fox News and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz was banned from performing in a state-controlled stadium in Venezuela. About 15,000 tickets were already sold when the Higher Education Minister Luis Acuna announced that Alejandro Sanz would […]
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