Venezuela: Radio Station Voz del Orinoco closed down by government for insighting rebellion

Posted on September 16, 2013 • Filed under: Conflicts, Politics, Venezuela reported that Venezuelan Tourism Minister Andres Izarra said the radio station Voz del Orinoco, which broadcasts in the southern state of Amazonas, was closed down because of its “call to rebellion” and for “creating divisions among Venezuelans.” “They were openly making a call to rebellion, a radio station, the radio station of Liborio Guarulla (the opposition governor of Amazonas state),” Izarra said during an act he was leading in Amazonas that aired on state channel VTV.
The minister said that “fortunately” officials from the Conatel telecommunications regulator showed up at the station and now “there is no more fascist radio.” Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email