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Interim government reimposes midnight curfew

Video by Florence VILLEMINOT , Margaux CHOURAQUI

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-07-18

A curfew has been reimposed in Honduras, with the government saying that supporters of deposed President Manuel Zelaya had threatened to "provoke disorder".

Reuters - Honduras’ interim government said on Wednesday it was reimposing a curfew from midnight, citing threats of unrest from supporters of deposed President Manuel Zelaya.

 

“Given continued, open threats by groups who seek to provoke disturbances and disorder ... and to protect the people and their goods, the government has decided to impose curfew from midnight,” the presidency said in a statement broadcast on television. The curfew will be lifted at 5 a.m.
 

Date created : 2009-07-16

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