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Venezuela declares holiday as new blackout grips country

Mar 26, 2019 - 10:58 PM

(UPDATED) The government declares Tuesday, March 26, a work-free and school-free day to take a load off the grid

BLACKOUT. People evacuate the Venezuelan National Assembly building during a partial power outage in Caracas on March 25, 2019. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

New blackout hits swaths of Venezuela including Caracas

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:46 PM

Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez blames the latest blackout on 'an attack on the charging and transmission center' at the Guri dam, which supplies 80% of the power to Venezuela

BLACKOUT. People evacuate the Venezuelan National Assembly building during a partial power outage in Caracas on March 25, 2019. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

China offers to help Venezuela restore power after vast blackout

Mar 13, 2019 - 8:40 PM

(UPDATED) 'China is willing to offer assistance and technical support to Venezuela to restore the power system,' says foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang

BLACKOUT. View of Caracas during a partial power outage on March 9, 2019. File photo by Matias Delacroix/AFP