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South America Suffers Massive Blackout

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South America Suffers Massive Blackout

South America Suffers Massive Blackout

Almost the entirety of the nations of Argentina and Uruguay, were “completely without power” following a “massive failure” in an electrical system on Sunday, Bloomberg and CNN reported, with parts of Paraguay, Chile and southern Brazil seeing outages as well.

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