Cablegate: Media Coverage On Honduran Troops in Iraq, August 29,
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UNCLAS TEGUCIGALPA 002064
FOR WHA/PDA (OHILTON), IIP/G/WHA, IIP/T/ES, NEA/NGA, WHA/CEN
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OIIP PREL KPAO MOPS PGOV HO IZ
SUBJECT: MEDIA COVERAGE ON HONDURAN TROOPS IN IRAQ, AUGUST 29,
1. All four dailies carried international reports on Honduran
troops patrolling in An Najaf. Moderate daily "El Heraldo" front-
page report with photo, "Hondurans patrolling with U.S. troops;"
liberal Tiempo inside story, "Honduran troops already patrolling
in Iraq;" liberal La Tribuna front-page story with photo,
"Honduras is the Fifth Military Force in Iraq;" moderate La
Prensa inside story reports on an office opened to permit
communication between the Honduran Forces and families at home.