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This Is What Juan Gabriel’s Family Thinks About The Conspiracy Theory That The ‘Divo’ Is Still Alive

Since the death of Juan Gabriel, rumors and conspiracy theories have taken over the Internet.

Today, his family and lawyer came forward to address this rumor started by Juan Gabriel’s ex-manager and the legal situation around the singer’s living will and testament.

The family of the late and beloved Juan Gabriel held a press conference today in Miami to discuss the rumors.

At the press conference, lawyers confirmed they are now going after the singer’s ex-manager who started all the craziness by asserting that the singer was actually alive. They threatened several legal consequences for the ex-manager, Joaquín Muñoz.

Through their lawyer, the family dispelled the rumor that ‘Divo’ lives.

Joaquín Muñoz, the ex-manager, started the shocking conspiracy theory that ‘’Divo de Juárez’ did not die on August 28, 2016.

The singer died in Los Angeles and at today’s press conference, a lawyer for the family said that the cremation was carried out in Los Angeles and that “there is no doubt that Juan Gabriel is dead.”

Also addressed at the press conference was the unresolved matter of the singer’s living will and testament.

During the meeting with the media, the family’s attorney confirmed that Iván Aguilera, son of the singer, is the universal heir.

But what all of this seems to have done is just fuel the conspiracy theory.

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Parents and abuelas everywhere have long insisted there was truth to the ex-manager’s claim. WIll today’s press conference help put some of that to rest?

Like literally since his death many have been asking the question:

And according to most users on Twitter today, this press conference isn’t likely to make a difference in the minds of hardcore believers.

As one person pointed out, this issue has been consuming families since news broke that ‘Divo’ had died!

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I don’t know about you but before the ex-manager made the baseless claims, I knew of families having giant arguments over his death. It was all-consuming.  

Like I’m pretty sure we all have that one tia who believes all the chisme she hears about him.

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I’m pretty sure I actually heard my abuela actually tell my mom this exact same rumor. What I want to know is who is starting these things?

Some have even reported Juan Gabriel sightings around the world, including this person in Dallas.

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But let’s be clear, this isn’t possible. Unfortunately, Juan Gabriel definitely died in 2016 and isn’t driving for Lyft in Texas.

While quite a few people didn’t even realize there was an entire conspiracy surrounding the singer’s tragic death.

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I wish we are all this lucky to not even be aware of this bogus conspiracy theory.

Some are hoping the whole conspiracy comes to an end so that el ‘Divo de Juarez’ can finally rest in peace.

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The man brought us years and years worth of incredible music and talent, it’s truly time to put this wild rumor to bed and let the man finally RIP.

While others point out the conspiracy may be true, just not the way we think:

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Translation: “He is alive in our hearts.”

We couldn’t agree more. Juan Gabriel will forever live in our hearts, bodas, quineañeras, and so much more.

READ: Juan Gabriel’s Son Is Suing Univision And Telemundo For $100 Million

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Carlos Villagrán Is Running To Be Governor Of Querétaro

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Carlos Villagrán Is Running To Be Governor Of Querétaro

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We all remember Carlos Villagrán as Quico from “El Chavo del Ocho.” The actor and Mexican icon is now entering the world of politics. Villagrán is entering the race for governor of Querétaro.

Actor and comedian Carlos Villagrán wants to be governor of Querétaro.

Affectionately known as Quico from “El Chavo del Ocho,” Villagrán is someone we grew up with. Now, decades after his famous role ended, Villagrán is hoping to open a brand new chapter in his life: politics.

“After 50 years of making people laugh, I find myself on another platform, which does me a tremendous honor,” Villagrán said during a press conference after filing paperwork.

Villagrán has been thinking about entering Mexican politics for a while.

It is never easy to decide if you want to become a politician. Your private life is no longer private and everything you do is suddenly under intense scrutiny. Villagrán did take time mulling over the idea before filing his paperwork to be a candidate for governor of Querétaro. He registered under the local Querétaro Independiente Party.

“I can’t say anything, because I still don’t know anyone and I have to talk to people to find out what it is about. So, I could not say anything at this moment,” Villagrán told El Universal when still debating the idea.

Villagrán created a Twitter account after announcing his candidacy and is hitting the talking points hard.

Villagrán’s official Twitter account has only pushed tweets highlighting QiBook. The social media platform is specific to Querétaro and is hoping to foster some economic and commercial success in the state.

Fans around the world are wishing him so much success.

Villagrán character Quico is one of the most celebrated characters in Latin America. The wild success of “El Chavo del Ocho” has made Villagrán a face that people throughout Latin America know and love.

However, some people are not excited to see another entertainer enter politics.

We have seen entertainers become politicians and it isn’t always a good thing. The current governor of Morales is Cuauhtémoc Blanco, a former soccer player, and people are not loving him and his leadership. We will no better about his chances of running on Feb. 8 when things are finalized.

READ: FIFA21 Releasing ‘El Chavo Del Ocho’ Uniforms To Honor The Icon For Limited Time

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One Town’s Residents Made A Citizen’s Arrest Of Their Mayor For Alleged Corruption And Shoddy Construction

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One Town’s Residents Made A Citizen’s Arrest Of Their Mayor For Alleged Corruption And Shoddy Construction

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Residents of a village in Chiapas, Mexico have become so fed up with their mayor that they decided to do something about it. Eschewing long, bureaucratic legal processes to hold him accountable, residents of a southern Chiapas town decided to hold their mayor accountable for what they said was a public works project so poorly done that it was useless.

A mayor in Chiapas was tied to a tree by his own residents for a job done badly.

Residents from eleven neighborhoods of the Chiapas town Comalapa held their mayor accountable for his inaction on a public works project. According to reports, the residents arrested Mayor Óscar Ramírez Aguilar to a tree in a public area to expose him to the rest of the town. They told the newspaper Diario de Chiapas, that they wanted to expose him for the “bad public servant” that he is and that he shouldn’t be reelected.

The townspeople say the municipal water storage cistern — whose installation they say was a campaign promise — is in such poor condition that it does not comply with water safety requirements. It currently has no water, they said, due to leaks, and the residents accuse the government of merely patching the tank — badly — to stop them.

In a video on social media, residents showed how the concrete patch job is already chipping away and easily crumbles.

“He promised us that this would be a public works project worthy of Comalapa residents, but [this tank is] a farce; the water system doesn’t work well. It’s an old problem that he should have attended to properly and should have been a priority during his administration because he came to see us in our homes with this promise, and now he doesn’t want to live up to it,” a resident told the newspaper.

But the mayor is denying what happened in a social media post.

The mayor though has a totally different version of events. After he was released, Ramírez posted a video on his official social media account to counter the residents’ version of the story.

“They did not tie me up,” he claimed. “The meeting was with 11 representatives of Comalapa neighborhoods in order to agree upon details regarding a major public project, the introduction of potable water.”

However, photographs clearly showed the mayor standing before a tree with his hands behind his back.

Three years ago, another local official suffered a similar fate after allegedly failing to deliver promised funds. He was bound to a post in the the central plaza of Comalapa.

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