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President Maduro recalls Venezuelan singer Alí Primera’s death

Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The 39th anniversary of the physical departure of Venezuelan singer-songwriter Alí Primera was remembered by President Nicolás Maduro, who will launch today the Great Mission Viva Venezuela in tribute to the so-called here Cantor del Pueblo (Singer of the People).

Through his X account, the head of state pointed out that on February 16, 1989 “we sowed eternity” with this artist and “today our streets are dressed with flowers in a beautiful manifestation of love”, which treasures his legacy as a revolutionary ideal and part of Venezuelan history, culture and identity.

The message is accompanied by an audiovisual in which Commander Hugo Chávez (1954-2013) expressed that “Alí Primera, left us very young physically” and recognized him as a prophet of the song.

“Alí has stayed alive in us”, the Bolivarian leader assured, and affirmed that “he became a people that today sings, fights, loves and builds and creates a new homeland”.

He is the future, the Venezuelan youth, he is the people who has risen, who has awakened with their conscience. “Long live Alí Primera!”, he added.