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Another Power Outage Hits Puerto Rico After Takeover of Grid by LUMA Energy

HeadlineJun 17, 2021

In Puerto Rico, another power failure left hundreds of thousands of homes in the dark across the island late Wednesday. This is the second major outage following the recent takeover of the electric grid by U.S. and Canadian company LUMA Energy. Labor unions and others have been protesting against the privatization of Puerto Rico’s energy network.

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