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Venezuela blackout threatens foods and medicines supply

By HindusthanSamachar | Publish Date: Mar 9 2019 6:57PM
Venezuela blackout threatens foods and medicines supply
Venezuela , Mar..9 (HS): Venezuela grounded to a halt on Friday as a national power blackout entered its second day, stalling public transportation, decimating already scarce food supplies, crippling the vital oil industry and threatening the lives of thousands of chronic patients. A failure at the Guri hydropower plant, which provides the bulk of Venezuela’s electricity, has left most of the country without power since Thursday afternoon. While power returned intermittently to parts of Caracas, the capital, by Friday afternoon, many states remained without electricity. Due to the power supply being stalled, most of the country was in the dark. In the crisis-stricken Venezuela, electricity was lost from late on Thursday night. This has added tension to the power struggle between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guido.Guido has America''s support. Vice President Deli Rodriguez tweeted, "Maduro decided to shut down offices and schools as part of efforts to restore power services in the country." After Friday afternoon in large areas of Caracas The power supply gradually started to be restored. After 24 hours of power supply stalled, electricity service was restored in many parts of the country. Hindusthan Samachar/Radha/Pramod \
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