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Montevideo, August 11th 2022 - 13:49 UTC

Tag: power blackout

  • Wednesday, January 12th 2022 - 09:50 UTC

    Some 700,000 households without electricity amid intense heat in Buenos Aires

    High temperatures and no electricity are a deja-vu for those who recall how in 1989 Alfonsín had to resign the presidency

    Power cuts hit over 700,000 households in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) as intense heat resulted in extra demand of electricity for air conditioning devises from a network that has been enduring poor maintenance for ages, thus resulting in numerous protests from people who in addition to putting up with those temperatures were forced to dispose on tons of unrefrigerated food.

  • Tuesday, July 23rd 2019 - 09:51 UTC

    Caracas and other regions of Venezuela hit by a massive power blackout

The state-owned power company CORPOELEC only reported a breakdown affecting sectors of Caracas.

    Caracas and other parts of crisis-wracked Venezuela were hit by a massive power cut on Monday foreign journalists and internet users said. The lights went out in most of Caracas at 4.41pm (2041 GMT) while people in other parts of the country took to social media to report the power had gone out there too.