Natanael Cano received a fine in Chihuahua for not complying with government regulations at his concert (AP)
After Natanael Cano appeared in Chihuahua and sang his well-known corridos, most of which apologize for crime, violence against women, among other alleged crimes, the state government announced that the singer was fined.
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The Government of the Chihuahua City Council Secretariat reported that, due to the concert given by the interpreter of Amor tumbado in the state on September 22, a record was drawn up for 12 thousand UMAS (Unit of Measurement and Update), this after They detected Natanael in flagrante singing songs that “promote violence against women and encourage their denigration, discrimination, marginalization and exclusion.”
Therefore, the fine for Natanael amounted to 1 million 244 thousand 880 pesos.
Natanael already had the warning that he could not sing corridos that advocated crimes, he even paid a guarantee before his concert (Instagram/@natanael_cano)
The municipality’s statement reads that Pedro Oliva, who is the head of the Municipal Government Subdirectorate, and Federico Muruato, who led the inspectors of the Alcohol Department, were in charge of supervising the concert from start to finish, for Therefore, as soon as they realized that the performer sang songs that were not allowed, they drew up the minutes.
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Cano would have violated Article 34 of the Civic Justice Regulations and articles 208, 209 and 222 of the Entertainment and Entertainment Regulations, reads the municipal government bulletin.
The money that the 22-year-old singer must pay will be allocated to the DIF and the Municipal Women’s Institute, for a family care center and confidential shelters for women victims of violence, they stated in the bulletin.
The city council indicated that around 9 thousand people attended the Cano concert (Instagram/natanael_cano)
At the end of the letter, the Municipal Government reiterated its call to promoters and artists that the shows that take place in Chihuahua territory comply with the regulations to promote healthy coexistence.
Two weeks before Natanael Cano’s concert took place in Chihuahua, Pedro Oliva reported that the singer had to leave a guarantee of just over half a million pesos to be able to make his presentation.
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This was because the musical catalog of the corridos tumbados performer is characterized by advocating crime and promoting violence against women.
Before the concert took place, fans thought it would be canceled due to Chihuahua’s new regulations (Instagram/@NatanaelCan0)
“The deposit that this artist has to make, like any other, is a deposit for 6,500 UMAS (…) which gives us a total of 674,310 pesos,” said the deputy director of the government in an interview with Voz en Red .
Natanael and his team would have paid the sum shortly before performing the concert, so now they must pay the remainder of the fine that was issued to them based on the minutes.
Cano still has one more concert this September 23 in Chihuahua, so far it is unknown if tonight he will also sing the songs that were forbidden to him again.
After receiving the fine, “Nata” confirmed that he will have another concert in Chihuahua territory this September 23 (Instagram/@natanael_cano)
On July 26, the municipal president of Chihuahua, Marco Bonilla, reported through a video that a majority meeting approved the prohibition of musical content, videos, images or any other product that promoted violence against women or advocated violence against women. drug trafficking.
It is worth clarifying that due to freedom of expression, singers or groups cannot be prohibited from performing music that advocates crime or promotes violence, but they would impose fines and the money received from this would go to women’s shelters.