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Details of media blackout

A few minutes after the coup d'état got under way on 28 June, there was a power outage that lasted five hours and silenced all of the country's radio and TV stations. Since then, most TV stations have just been broadcasting cartoons and soap operas. The public TV station Canal 8, whose broadcasts had stopped on 28 June, has now resumed normal programming. Soldiers went to the headquarters of the daily El Tiempo and the TV station Canal 11 in San Pedro Sula on 28 June and insisted that the (...)

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