Nicaraguan censors quash news on Salvadoran vote

Government censors stopped publication of a Nicaraguan newspaper headline proclaiming ''the vote wins'' and called the elections in El Salvador a farce.

US observers said the elections were an overwhelming success and represented a defeat for the Salvadoran guerrillas.

For the second time in five days the newspaper La Prensa refused to print because censors had eliminated more than half the front page under a March 15 state of emergency.

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