Is there a media blackout that I am not aware of?

Update Update – If you want some comic relief for the crisis, take a look at some caricatures of Andry and Marc at Sobika, some of them are quite funny (especially the one where Andry is holding Marc as a baby): http://www.sobika.com/madagascar-photos/2009/insolite/photos_100.php.

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Update – Missed this story that was blogged on spotlight madagascar, apparently a jet was looted/burned according to this article: http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=68&art_id=nw20090205155546209C506274. Also it appears that Ravalomanana has just giving MBS radio and TV over to the National TV and Radio rather than keep them here at DagoTiako’s blog.

Also, on February 5th it was announced that a UN envoy was heading to Madagascar to monitor the political situation in a 5 day visit. You can find many articles on the subject here and here and also here. I am not sure what 5 days will help accomplish, but if they happened to be there during the transitional government perhaps that will do some good.

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