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.
December 22, 2002 |
MEXICO CITY -- One of Latin America's trashiest real-life soap operas came full circle Saturday when disgraced Mexican pop idol Gloria Trevi flew home from Brazil, with the baby she had in prison, to face charges of kidnapping young girls and forcing them to have sex with her manager.
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.
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.
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.