As if the Honduran coup leaders couldn’t get any more nostalgic for the 1980s, they have shut down two domestic media organizations critical of the interim government, a move that shadows pretty much every Latin American coup in the past half-century. –JCL

The BBC:

Two Honduran media organisations that have been critical of the country’s interim government have been closed.

Troops raided Radio Globo and Cholusat Sur TV hours after authorities issued a state of emergency suspending key civil liberties for 45 days.

The measures followed a call by ousted president Manuel Zelaya for his supporters to stage a protest exactly three months since he was deposed.

Mr Zelaya is holed up in the Brazilian embassy in the capital Tegucigalpa.

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