There was already a third large-scale power outage in Venezuela

Only a day and a half has passed since the Venezuelan authorities were able to overcome the consequences of the previous serious failure.

In Venezuela there was the third large-scale power outage in a month. Blackout spread to Caracas and other major cities, including Maracaibo, Valencia, Maracay and San Cristobal.

Only a day and a half has passed since the authorities managed to overcome the consequences of the previous serious failure in the capital’s electricity networks.

As a result of incident water supply to houses is broken. Hospitals and airports were plunged into darkness.

According to the non-governmental organization NetBlocks, which is responsible for cybersecurity, only ten percent of the country’s telecommunications infrastructure remained connected to the Internet.

Sabotage or electrical wear?

The head of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said that sabotage by anti-government forces. Observers are inclined to the version of the wear of power grids.
Meanwhile, representatives of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) have already said that in about 15 days they will be ready to start distributing humanitarian aid, including at public facilities — hospitals and clinics.

Earlier, the Caracas accused the IFRC in attempts at political intervention against the background of confrontation of the head of Venezuela Maduro and Juan Guaido, proclaimed himself the interim President of the country.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
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