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Venezuela slowly gets back electricity after massive blackout

Locals gather at a street food cart during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela March 29, 2019. Several cities in Venezuela, including most of capital Caracas, recovered electricity gradually on Thursday, according to Reuters witnesses, after the second blackout in less than a month left the oil-rich country without power for days. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Locals gather at a street food cart during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela March 29, 2019. Several cities in Venezuela, including most of capital Caracas, recovered electricity gradually on Thursday, according to Reuters witnesses, after the second...more

Locals gather at a street food cart during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela March 29, 2019. Several cities in Venezuela, including most of capital Caracas, recovered electricity gradually on Thursday, according to Reuters witnesses, after the second blackout in less than a month left the oil-rich country without power for days. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A view of the city during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela March 27. 

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A view of the city during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela March 27. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A view of the city during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela March 27. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Police officers control traffic along a road during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, March 29. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Police officers control traffic along a road during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, March 29. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Police officers control traffic along a road during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela, March 29. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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A local walks downstairs outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A local walks downstairs outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A local walks downstairs outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A power tower is see at neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A power tower is see at neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A power tower is see at neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Locals chat on a rooftop at a neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Locals chat on a rooftop at a neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Locals chat on a rooftop at a neighborhood during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A woman uses the light of a makeshift lantern to work at the kitchen of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. 

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A woman uses the light of a makeshift lantern to work at the kitchen of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A woman uses the light of a makeshift lantern to work at the kitchen of a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A closed petrol station is pictured during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A closed petrol station is pictured during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A closed petrol station is pictured during a blackout in Caracas, March 27. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A woman waits for customers at a pharmacy during a blackout in San Cristobal, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez

A woman waits for customers at a pharmacy during a blackout in San Cristobal, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez

A woman waits for customers at a pharmacy during a blackout in San Cristobal, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez
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A view of an apartment block during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A view of an apartment block during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A view of an apartment block during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A resident uses light from a cellphone as he walks along a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A resident uses light from a cellphone as he walks along a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A resident uses light from a cellphone as he walks along a street during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Cellphones are seen on a table as they are charged by a generator at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Cellphones are seen on a table as they are charged by a generator at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Cellphones are seen on a table as they are charged by a generator at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Cars drive past apartment blocks during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Cars drive past apartment blocks during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Cars drive past apartment blocks during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Passengers are seen during a blackout at Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, March 25.  
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Passengers are seen during a blackout at Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Passengers are seen during a blackout at Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A view of apartment blocks during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A view of apartment blocks during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A view of apartment blocks during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People sit on the stairs at a commercial area during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People sit on the stairs at a commercial area during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People sit on the stairs at a commercial area during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Workers wait for the power to return at a parking garage during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers wait for the power to return at a parking garage during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers wait for the power to return at a parking garage during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People sit during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People sit during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People sit during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A security guard uses light from a phone as he writes, during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A security guard uses light from a phone as he writes, during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A security guard uses light from a phone as he writes, during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A closed petrol station is pictured during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A closed petrol station is pictured during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A closed petrol station is pictured during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A man stands on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man stands on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man stands on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A man walks past closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man walks past closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man walks past closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 26. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Employees check the boarding passes during a blackout at Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Employees check the boarding passes during a blackout at Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Employees check the boarding passes during a blackout at Simon Bolivar international airport in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People use light from phones while they walk at the staircase of a building during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People use light from phones while they walk at the staircase of a building during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People use light from phones while they walk at the staircase of a building during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wait and queue up to get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People wait and queue up to get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People wait and queue up to get on a bus during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People walk during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People walk during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People walk during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Workers wait for clients at a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers wait for clients at a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers wait for clients at a restaurant during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A police officer controls the traffic during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A police officer controls the traffic during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A police officer controls the traffic during a blackout in Caracas, March 25. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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