The power outage began at 19.10 (local time) and was in addition to the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, other cities, including Maracaibo, Valencia, Maracay and San Cristobal, as in social networks was reported. It is the third Time since 7. March, that in many Parts of the crisis country's people without electricity live.
Venezuela's left-nationalist President Nicólas Maduro sees Sabotage-acts as the reason for the power outages. His opponents, however, a lack of investment in the maintenance of the infrastructure, mismanagement and corruption.
In the South American country in crisis there is a fierce power struggle between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, had declared at the end of January to the transitional President. The United States and approximately 50 other countries, including Germany, France and other European countries, support the leader of the opposition. Maduro can count so far, however, the military, and is also supported by Russia.
Red cross wants to help
The Red cross announced to begin in two weeks with the issue of relief goods in Venezuela. The Organisation will act according to their principles of "Impartiality, neutrality and independence," - said Francesco Rocca, President of the International Federation of red cross and Red Crescent.
malnutrition and diseases in Venezuela are on the rise. The Land slips due to the political crisis ever deeper into economic Chaos. Maduro had in February, the borders close, to prevent relief supplies from the U.S. coming into the country. He referred to them as a pretext for a US-to prepare for Invasion. (AFP)
Created: 30.03.2019, 04:41 PM