Guido asked to declare a state of emergency because of the blackout Venezuela

Juan Guido

KIEV. March 11. UNN. The leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guido said he intends to ask his country’s Parliament, the National Assembly, to declare a state of emergency, reported the world news agencies. It is reported by UNN with reference to Radio Liberty.

This decision he took because of the lack of electricity in most parts of the country.

“We can’t leave our people without support,” he said. The opposition leader, who in January declared himself interim President of Venezuela, explained that the state of emergency would “to ask for international help to cope with this situation.”

We will remind, on Thursday evening, Caracas and most of the States of Venezuela was left without power supply. According to local press, we are talking about 20 or 22 of the 23 States. Thus, there is no electricity in almost all areas of the country. According to residents of the capital, is the longest in their memory blackouts in the city.

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According to the National electric company, the cause of the accident was sabotage on the hydroelectric Simon Bolivar in Bolivar state, the biggest in the country. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blamed “American imperialism”. The US state Department has denied these accusations.

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As reported UNN, on Friday evening, the electricity situation began to improve, but worsened again on Saturday afternoon after reports of an explosion at an electrical substation located on the outskirts of the capital of the southeastern state of Bolivar Ciudad Bolivar. According to the state energy company Corpoelec, at the moment electricity is restored in Caracas by approximately 40%.

In particular, the first day of power cut in one of the cities in Venezuela, died in hospital 15 children.

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