Cuban singer detained in Lima en route to Argentina, with fake Ecuador passport, ID

Posted on April 21, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Cuba, Latin America Aviation, Peru, TRAVEL

The lead vocalist for the salsa band ‘Rafael Barrera and his Mayimbe’, was arrested at the Jorge Chavez International Airport while attempting to travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina, with Ecuadorian fake passport and identity card. In his statement to the police, the singer Manuel Labarrera Rafael Montero (37) told the agents Callao DIVINCRI traveling to that country to sing along to the other members of the band at the opening of a nightclub in the country. The former member of Wade argued that at 11 Saturday night was found at the airport with a man known as Caesar Gago, who gave him fake documents by what his manager, Marco Gutierrez, paid two thousand dollars. ‘I said I would not have problems, I did not know what Mr. planned to do, I was nervous, I hope this situation is clarified, “he told the detectives. He said that in Peru since 2005 refugee visa, which expires in June. Read Article

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