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September 10, 2012 | By Reed Johnson
Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi was exonerated years ago on charges that she and her then-manager had kidnapped and abused young girls. But it seems that the Chilean police never got the message that a judge cleared Trevi of the charges in 2004, due to lack of evidence, after the singer served several years in prison. According to the Mexico City newspaper El Universal , Trevi was detained for two hours at the international airport in Santiago, Chile, on an order calling for her apprehension by the Interpol law enforcement agency.
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September 10, 2012 | By Reed Johnson
Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi was exonerated years ago on charges that she and her then-manager had kidnapped and abused young girls. But it seems that the Chilean police never got the message that a judge cleared Trevi of the charges in 2004, due to lack of evidence, after the singer served several years in prison. According to the Mexico City newspaper El Universal , Trevi was detained for two hours at the international airport in Santiago, Chile, on an order calling for her apprehension by the Interpol law enforcement agency.
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March 20, 2005 | Agustin Gurza
People are shocked when they first see Sergio Andrade, the onetime music producer accused of sexually seducing then abusing teenage girls who came to him to become stars. They expect to find a criminal Casanova, a manipulator with irresistible animal magnetism. Instead, they discover a most unlikely Lothario, a chubby, rumpled and broken figure who has spent the past five years behind bars, facing charges of rape, kidnapping and abuse of minors.
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March 20, 2005 | Agustin Gurza
People are shocked when they first see Sergio Andrade, the onetime music producer accused of sexually seducing then abusing teenage girls who came to him to become stars. They expect to find a criminal Casanova, a manipulator with irresistible animal magnetism. Instead, they discover a most unlikely Lothario, a chubby, rumpled and broken figure who has spent the past five years behind bars, facing charges of rape, kidnapping and abuse of minors.
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March 23, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
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.
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April 8, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
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.
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January 14, 2000 | Reuters
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.
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September 22, 2004 | From Associated Press
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.
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February 15, 2005 | Agustin Gurza
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.
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December 26, 2002 | From Associated Press
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.
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July 21, 2005 | Kevin Bronson, Frank Farrar
Free of the cubicle Aspiring musicians can relate to Siddhartha Khosla's story: He had a job at a wireless company, in a cubicle. "When you're in that environment eight hours a day," he says, "you can't wait to rush out." For many months, Siddhartha (the name he goes by as the frontman of the L.A. quintet Goldspot) did exactly that -- rushed from his day job to a studio to work on the music on "Tally of the Yes Men," the band's debut album, due Aug.
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December 22, 2002 | Richard Boudreaux, Times Staff Writer
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.
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