Tag: blackout

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, February 8th, Indigenous candidate Yaku Pérez, disputing with banker Guilherme Lasso a place on the second round of presidential elections in Ecuador, denounced an alleged fraud attempt to exclude him from the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil is discussing measures to reinforce the generation of energy in the country after a partial blackout in eleven states and the capital, Brasília, on Monday, January...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – Around fifty million people in northeastern Brazil were affected by a regionwide blackout on Wednesday afternoon. The power outage was the result of a manmade fire in a rural area of Piauí...
By Nathan E Williams, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday November 10, 2009 a massive power failure left an estimated 60 million people in eighteen Brazilian states without electricity as a result. This wasn’t the first time...



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