Democracy Now is carrying breaking news of an attempted coup against the left-wing president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa. Apparently, there\’s a blackout in the US news media about this.
Woo, hoo! The Man is clamping down again!
Front page of the New York Times.
CARACAS, Venezuela — Ecuadorean soldiers stormed a police hospital Thursday night in Quito where President Rafael Correa was held by rebellious elements of the police forces, and rescued him amid an exchange of gunfire in an effort to end a tense standoff between Mr. Correa and hundreds of protesting police officers and military personnel.
Both pieces published September 30th.
That\’s some media blackout, eh?