|Revolution Center - Viceroy Hector's Press Secretary confirmed reports of the Viceroy's marriage to newly appointed Prime Minister, Vanessa Riley, now known as Vanessa Vazquez. Vanessa has been a loyal Party member for over 10 years, and has always been active in the Peoples Struggle. She, like the Viceroy, has an unyielding love for Socialism, and knows how to adequately balance it with social liberties. She has been welcomed into the Vazquez family with open arms.
Earlier today, an explosion rocked the Aquitanian embassy in Revolution Center, killing 3 Aquitanian Officials and wounding many others. Nationalist/Separatist groups have claimed credit for the attack, claiming to have been offended by Aquitanian comments regarding the previous December attacks.
In other news, the Ministry of Justice has announced that 1,178 of the 15,000 originally arrested in December have been sentenced to death via firing squad for direct involvement in the terrorist attacks. The military and Ministry of Justice have stepped up house raids, and street pat downs in an effort to flush out the Nationalists. As a result 10,354 more have been arrested bringing the total number to 25,354 with 1,178 already sentenced to death.
The Viceroy has made a plea to the Mandarran people over live television begging the Nationalists to stop the violence and return to diplomacy.