Venezuela is struggling again with a major power outage. This time would be 8 of the 23 states are affected, as well as the capital district. The light went on in the National Assembly, the Venezuelan parliament.
According to the Venezuelan ministry of Information is the failure the result of an ‘attack’ on the largest hydro-electric dam in the South American country. Further details about the alleged attack continued.
The ministry further said that the government is trying the problems as soon as possible.
Some shopkeepers in Caracas locks because of the failure quickly to the doors, apparently for fear of looters. Also the public transport was partly flat. Buses were overcrowded.
The country was a few weeks ago also already been affected by a massive power failure. That lasted several days. The socialist president Nicolás Maduro accused the United States when a cyber attack to have been carried out, but according to the critics, the infrastructure is just poorly maintained.
The U.S. supports the arch rival of Maduro, opposition leader Juan Guaidó.