Remigio Ángel González González
(1945) Mexican businessman with American citizentship. Communications tycoon, founder of Albavisión Comunicaciones LLC, a conglomérate with offices in Miami that comprises about a hundred of media services, including radio stations, tv channels, printing press and cinema chains in Central and South America. Grupo ATV of Peru is one of the media in the Albavisión network.
Married very young to a young lady whose last name was Rabbé, he soon was a widower due to a car accident during their honeymoon. Married for a second time with Alba Elvira Lorenzana Cardona, he has two daughters, Jani y Morelia González Lorenzana.
Graduated as an Accountant, his destiny changed when he entered the world of communications as advertisement seller, and the becoming distributor of in-the-can movies and tv shows for Central and South America networks. At the beginning of the 80s, with funds and remarried, he bought broadcast channels 3 and 7 of Guatemala under the name of his wife.
These were the foundations of Televideo, now known as the media empire Albavisión, communications network by affiliation in Latin America, comprising 45 TV channels, 68 radio stations, 65 movie theatres, 3 satellite TV chains and 1 printed publication: present in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama and Peru.
González is one of the documents leaked from Mossack Fonseca, after having bought a shell corporation called Global Holding Properties Corporation, incorporated in the British Virgin Islands. He lives in Miami, USA, with an estimated fortune of over US$ 2000 million.
Cadenas de cine
AlbaCinema (Guatemala), Cinemas (Nicaragua), Nova (Costa Rica)
Family & Friends
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Ángel González’s second wife. Guatemalan, main shareholder of Radio Televisión de Guatemala S.A. and Televisiete S.A. Interpol has issue an international arrest warrant for being part of a criminal ring of businessmen, bankers, mdedia services, and contruction companies that had illegally financed the party Partido Patriota (PP) of former president Otto Pérez Molina. It has been established that Radiotelevisión (Channel 3) and Televisiete S.A. (Channel 7) paid US$ 2.2 million to buy cars for the PP campaign. When he was elected president, Pérez Molina’s administration granted these companies advertising contracts for US$ 26.2 millions.
(1973) Daughter of Ángel González and Alba Lorenzana. Mexican, psycologist, married. Main shareholder of Interacel Argentina S.R.L. and of Radio Televisión de Guatemala S.A.
Daughter of Ángel González and Alba Lorenzana. Partner ofTelevisiete S.A. (Guatemala)
Nephew of Ángel González. President and legal representative of Blackster S.A. (Uruguay). Representative of Andina de Radiodifusión S.A.C., Alliance S.A.C., Televisión Continental S.A.C. y Foxton S.A.C., and other companies related to Grupo ATV.
Brother of Ángel González. Representative of Calafone S.A. (Uruguay).
(1956) Poltician and media businessman (he was president of Televisiete, director of Radio Sonora and director of the magazine Proceso). He was president of the Congress of Guatemala and minister of Communications during the Alfonso Portillo administration (2000-2001). Presidential candidate for the party Frente Republicano Guatemalteco (2007). Brother in law of Ángel González (from his first marriage).
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