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Massive Blackout Hits Four Central American Nations

HeadlineSep 17, 2019

In Central America, a massive blackout Monday left millions of people without power for hours in Nicaragua and Honduras, as well as parts of El Salvador and Guatemala. The blackout was reportedly caused by a failure in the region’s electrical grid, which is located in Honduras. In Nicaragua, internet services and water distribution were also affected by the power outage, raising major concerns for the country’s hospitals and other health services.

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