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Electrical Grid Failure Causes Massive Blackout in South America

HeadlineJun 17, 2019

In South America, power has been partially restored after a massive outage hit Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay Sunday. Officials say the “unprecedented” blackout occurred after a failure in the transmission of electricity from a hydroelectric dam that feeds a regional electrical grid. Argentina has vowed to fully investigate the reasons for the system’s failure.

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