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Montevideo, March 21st 2023 - 07:39 UTC

Tag: powerless

  • Thursday, March 2nd 2023 - 08:09 UTC

    Power cut hits nearly 40% of Argentine households

    Shortages of electricity and a strong heat wave stir memories of 1988/89 when inflation kept then-President Alfonsín from completing his term

    About 40% of Argentine households were reported to have been left powerless Wednesday afternoon amid unprecedented heat following “several failures in the interconnected system” stemming from a fire that “disturbed a 500 kw high voltage line that connects Campana with General Rodríguez” in the province of Buenos Aires, according to local media.