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South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power

4 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but by mid-afternoon nearly half of Argentina's 44 million people were still in the dark.
Voters cast ballots by the light of cell phones in gubernatorial elections in Argentina. Public transportation halted, shops closed and patients dependent on home medical equipment were urged to go to hospitals with...
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Crippling Blackout Leaves 44 Million Without Power In South America

Crippling Blackout Leaves 44 Million Without Power In South America

4 monthes ago   |   By CBS

A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid.
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44 million without power after major blackout in Argentina, Uruguay

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

A massive power outage left large swaths of the South American countries in the dark.
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Massive South American blackout, 44 million without power

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid.
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