Nationwide blackouts continue to cripple Venezuela this week as outside groups now believe 91% of the once oil-rich nation is without internet access; raising serious questions over the safety and security of citizens across the country.
“Another massive, nationwide blackout struck Venezuela early Wednesday just as service was gradually being restored from two days of intermittent service,” reports Yahoo News. “The group calculates that 91 percent of Venezuela has lost connection to Internet.”
Socialist President Nicolas Maduro continues to blame his country’s infrastructure problems on the United States; accusing Washington of launching “electrical warfare” against Venezuela.
The disastrous blackouts are making the daily lives of Venezuela’s residents nearly impossible; shutting down mass transit and making hospitals and other emergency services largely unusable.
Read the full report at Yahoo News.