Venezuela: Fox 21 spy tv show denounced as “hostile” and “imperialist

Posted on September 3, 2014 • Filed under: Culture, Politics, Social Issues, Venezuela reported critics have mostly ignored the new US spy drama Legends, but it’s creating a furore in Venezuela.
Officials in the South American country are denouncing the show for portraying the socialist government stockpiling nerve gas to quash dissent. The telecommunications commission opened an investigation on Tuesday into the series over an episode in which a character names president Nicolás Maduro and his socialist PSUV party as the buyer of chemical weapons. On Monday, the minister of information, Delcy Rodriguez, denounced the script as hostile and “imperialist”. The show’s producer, Fox 21, apologised and said the show was intended as fiction. Read Article

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