The military has confirmed that this is in fact a coup, and they have dissolved the interim government.
Yesterday, October 18th, the interim President wa released. However, the military still possesses the Prime Minister. In Ouagadougou, protest continue.
All of Burkina’s boarders are closed, and no public transit vehicles are traveling between large cities.
In village, people continue to discuss the issue. The discussions are intense, speculation on the possible conclusion is rampant, and one line cuts through it all, “C’est chaud au Burkina!”
All radios are tooned to the news stations, in hunt for new information.
*C’est chaud au Burkina!
*Translation: It’s hot in Burkina!