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Chile lifts its censorship of opposition magazines

The Chilean government informed the owners of four opposition magazines Monday that the prior-censorship measure imposed on them last week had been lifted.

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The restriction was introduced under the state of emergency that was brought into effect again before last week's day of protest against the government of President Augusto Pinochet.

Three-fourths of Chile's population went without electricity Monday after nine simultaneous bomb blasts destroyed high-tension towers in the latest of a series of antigovernment attacks, police said.

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