Jewish institutions in Argentina have launched a campaign against British singer Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd front-man. Waters’ Us +Them tour has been travelling around Latin America for the last month.
Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters is currently on a tour of South America and this week was in Argentina for a first concert in La Plata, and on Thursday the City of Buenos Aires Legislative Council is scheduled to award him a Guest of Honor diploma.
British musician Roger Walters has fascinated his Argentine audiences and press reports on his shows could not be better. However the former Pink Floyd lead singer incursion into politics has not been such a success.
A few days after the Chilean and Argentine media ran the story that Roger Waters had said that the Malvinas Islands belonged to Argentina, the former Pink Floyd lead singer published a note on his Facebook page where he explained that a local journalist “misunderstood” him since he never made such statement.
Morrissey has waded into the row over the Falkland Islands telling the audience at an Argentine gig that they belong to you. The former Smiths front-man, who counts Prime Minister David Cameron among his fans, made the remarks during a concert in Cordoba, Argentina.