One of Latin America’s most admired folk singers, Facundo Cabral, was gunned down in Guatemala on Saturday. As a protest singer, he had become UNESCO’s “international messenger of peace” in 1996.
AP - One of Latin America’s most admired folk singers, Facundo Cabral, was killed Saturday when three carloads of gunmen ambushed the vehicle in which he was riding, prompting expressions of anguish from across the region. Authorities said the performer’s concert promoter was apparently the target.
Date created : 2011-07-10