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'Rawhide' signs-off at 71


Broadcaster and cartoonist Arsenio “Rawhide” Nuevo died early yesterday morning on his hospital bed due to a lingering heart ailment.

Nuevo was also an elected kagawad of barangay Lumayang.

He was an announcer of DXVP radio station owned by the Zamboanga City Archdioces.

Nuevo’s Rawhide’s Impression, seeing print in Zamboanga Today Newspaper, was his way of expressing his thoughts on the issues confronting the city.

Former Congressman Erbie Fabian said that Nuevo, who was also a boxing enthusiast, supervised his sports program dubbed "Golpe Golpe na Barangay".

“That boxing program had produced many Zamboanagueño boxers who won in international competitions like Eric Canoy, the Marcial brothers and many others,” Fabian said.

The Monte Santo fourteen stations of the corss in Lumayang, is Nuevo’s contribution to the Christian community in Zamboanga City.

Arsenio "Rawhide" Nuevo was 71. (Nonong Santiago)

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