Venezuela

  1. Alejandro Sanz Back In Venezuela

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Spanish pop star Alejandro Sanz is in Venezuela to perform for the first time in years after concerts in 2007 and 2008 were canceled amid friction between the entertainer and President Hugo Chavez's government. Sanz was in the western city of ...

  2. Alejandro Sanz Appeals To Hugo Chavez

    September 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spanish singing star Alejandro Sanz wants to declare peace with Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez and play in Caracas. The Miami-based artist saw his November 2007 concert in the Venezuelan capital canceled for "security reasons," after S ...

  3. Venezuelan Government Cracks Down On Radio Stations

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The government of President Hugo Chavez revoked the licenses of 32 radio stations and two television stations over the weekend, as part of a plan to tighten control over local media. The plan has caused concern over the ability of the music indust ...

  4. Sanz Shows Hit Snags In Venezuela

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Political maneuverings have forced Spanish star Alejandro Sanz to cancel a sold-out Feb. 14 concert at the 15,000 seat Venezuela's Poliedro de Caracas. Sanz was forced to cancel after being declared a "persona non grata" (or non-wel ...

  5. Universal Names MD In South America

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sandra Sossa has been appointed managing director of Universal Music in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru, effective April 1. She was previously financial controller for the company. Sandra Sossa has been appointed managing director of Univers ...