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Widespread blackout hits Venezuela

A man uses a cellphone to illuminate a vendor in a bar during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A man uses a cellphone to illuminate a vendor in a bar during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A man uses a cellphone to illuminate a vendor in a bar during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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A general view is seen during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A general view is seen during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A general view is seen during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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A woman uses her cell phone in front of a truck with an electricity generator provided by the municipality during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A woman uses her cell phone in front of a truck with an electricity generator provided by the municipality during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A woman uses her cell phone in front of a truck with an electricity generator provided by the municipality during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People use a truck provided by the municipality with an electricity generator to charge their cell phones during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People use a truck provided by the municipality with an electricity generator to charge their cell phones during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People use a truck provided by the municipality with an electricity generator to charge their cell phones during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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A woman uses her cellphone at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A woman uses her cellphone at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A woman uses her cellphone at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wait for the power to return at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wait for the power to return at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wait for the power to return at a public square during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man stands at the balcony of an apartment during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man stands at the balcony of an apartment during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man stands at the balcony of an apartment during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A street seller waits for customers outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A street seller waits for customers outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A street seller waits for customers outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A woman uses her cell phone while charging it at a truck with an electricity generator provided by the municipality during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A woman uses her cell phone while charging it at a truck with an electricity generator provided by the municipality during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A woman uses her cell phone while charging it at a truck with an electricity generator provided by the municipality during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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A general view is seen during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A general view is seen during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A general view is seen during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People use the light of a motorcycle to illuminate them as they talk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People use the light of a motorcycle to illuminate them as they talk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People use the light of a motorcycle to illuminate them as they talk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

People walk on the street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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People board a truck outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People board a truck outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People board a truck outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People walk along a street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk along a street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk along a street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People walk along a street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk along a street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk along a street during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019.  REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man uses a flashlight to illuminate a woman boarding her car at a parking garage during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man uses a flashlight to illuminate a woman boarding her car at a parking garage during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A man uses a flashlight to illuminate a woman boarding her car at a parking garage during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A man looks over a bar in a bakery during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A man looks over a bar in a bakery during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

A man looks over a bar in a bakery during a blackout in Caracas, Venezuela July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero
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