March 23, 2005 |
A judge in Chihuahua, Mexico, sentenced the former manager of pop star Gloria Trevi to slightly less than eight years in prison for rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors, but would allow him to go free on time served after the manager paid reparations to his accuser and a nominal fine. Sergio Andrade has been behind bars for five years.
April 8, 2003 |
The former backup singer of imprisoned Mexican pop idol Gloria Trevi was ordered held for trial in Mexico on charges of aggravated rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors. Maria Raquenel Portillo, known as Mary Boquitas, will be transferred to the women's area of a maximum-security prison where Trevi also is being held. Portillo was extradited last week from Brazil, where she had been imprisoned since January 2000 along with Trevi and Trevi's manager, Sergio Andrade.
January 14, 2000 |
Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi was arrested Thursday by Brazilian police for possible extradition to Mexico to face allegations that she and her manager kidnapped girls and abused them. Trevi and manager Sergio Andrade were found in a modest apartment at Rio's famous Copacabana beach, an Interpol official said.
February 15, 2005 |
Controversial Mexican pop singer Gloria Trevi, recently released from jail after almost five years of fighting charges arising from a sex scandal, Monday announced a 30-city concert tour that kicks off March 3 in her hometown of Monterrey, Mexico. Dubbed Trevolution, the tour includes two nights at the Universal Amphitheatre, April 22 and 23.
December 26, 2002 |
Lawyers for pop singer Gloria Trevi contended Wednesday that the judge overseeing her case is biased against her and should be removed from the trial. Trevi's 10 lawyers said they plan to present a petition seeking to replace Judge Hector Talamantes to lawmakers in Chihuahua province, where the trial is taking place. Talamantes has refused to speak to the media. Late Tuesday, Talamantes ruled that there was enough evidence to try Trevi for rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors.
September 22, 2004 |
Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi was acquitted Tuesday of rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors and ordered released from prison. Judge Javier Pineda ruled that there was insufficient evidence to convict the 36-year-old performer and two backup singers who had faced the same charges. Pineda read his verdict in front of a courtroom cage holding the three suspects, who each could have received 25 years in prison. Trevi did not speak to dozens of reporters in the courtroom after the verdict.