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Venezuela hit by major blackout

A general view of a neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A general view of a neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A general view of a neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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Locals are seen through a glass of a building in a neighborhood affected by a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Locals are seen through a glass of a building in a neighborhood affected by a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Locals are seen through a glass of a building in a neighborhood affected by a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A general view of a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A general view of a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A general view of a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People queue outside a pharmacy to try to buy goods during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People queue outside a pharmacy to try to buy goods during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People queue outside a pharmacy to try to buy goods during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man is seen on a passway inside a house during a blackout in the slum of Catia in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A man is seen on a passway inside a house during a blackout in the slum of Catia in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A man is seen on a passway inside a house during a blackout in the slum of Catia in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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People use light from phones while they close a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People use light from phones while they close a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People use light from phones while they close a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A woman looks from a balcony during a blackout in Catia slum in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A woman looks from a balcony during a blackout in Catia slum in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A woman looks from a balcony during a blackout in Catia slum in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A view from inside private parking lots during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A view from inside private parking lots during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A view from inside private parking lots during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A family plays Monopoly at their home during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A family plays Monopoly at their home during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A family plays Monopoly at their home during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People are seen inside a shopping center during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People are seen inside a shopping center during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People are seen inside a shopping center during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People are seen in a shopping center during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People are seen in a shopping center during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People are seen in a shopping center during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A man walks on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man walks on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man walks on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People queue to charge their phone, during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People queue to charge their phone, during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People queue to charge their phone, during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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General view of the city during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

General view of the city during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

General view of the city during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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Employees wait inside a coffee shop during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Employees wait inside a coffee shop during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Employees wait inside a coffee shop during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People walk on the streets during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People walk on the streets during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People walk on the streets during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People crowd at the check-in area of the Simon Bolivar International airport during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Marco Bello

People crowd at the check-in area of the Simon Bolivar International airport during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Marco Bello

People crowd at the check-in area of the Simon Bolivar International airport during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Marco Bello
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Sunlight shines on an empty stand at a shopping centre during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Sunlight shines on an empty stand at a shopping centre during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Sunlight shines on an empty stand at a shopping centre during a blackout in Caracas, March 8. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People gather at the park during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People gather at the park during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People gather at the park during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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People are seen on a crowded bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People are seen on a crowded bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People are seen on a crowded bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A view shows a closed metro station and the traffic on the road outside during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A view shows a closed metro station and the traffic on the road outside during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A view shows a closed metro station and the traffic on the road outside during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Traffic lights with the light off are seen off is seen during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Traffic lights with the light off are seen off is seen during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Traffic lights with the light off are seen off is seen during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A man uses his phone's light as he walks at the kitchen of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man uses his phone's light as he walks at the kitchen of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man uses his phone's light as he walks at the kitchen of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A view of a closed metro station access point during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A view of a closed metro station access point during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A view of a closed metro station access point during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People wait for public buses during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People wait for public buses during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People wait for public buses during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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A man looks at his mobile phone during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A man looks at his mobile phone during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A man looks at his mobile phone during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man is seen in a crowded bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A man is seen in a crowded bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A man is seen in a crowded bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A man stands inside a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man stands inside a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man stands inside a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Workers stand at the door of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers stand at the door of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers stand at the door of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wait to board a public bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People wait to board a public bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People wait to board a public bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

People cross a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 7. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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