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Radio and TV stations are attacked in Haiti

A group of men armed with sledgehammers smashed radio antennas in Haiti yesterday, forcing at least seven radio stations and one television station off the air. The men, described as vandals by one station owner, tied up guards and began attacking antennas on a hillside outside of suburban Petionville. The privately-owned stations Radio Galaxie, Radio Kiskeya, Radio Melodie, Radio Magique-Stereo, Radio Plus, and Radio Signal-FM went off the air. Radio and Television Ti-Moun, which is owned by President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s Foundation for Democracy, was also silenced. Marvel Dandin, co-owner of Radio Kiskeya, who blamed the government, accompanied authorities to the site. Police said they were investigating. Full Story

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