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    Venezuela's president says power cuts were "electronic coup"

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    A blackout hit much of Venezuela including the capital Caracas on Tuesday, but the oil industry was not affected and the government said it expected power to be restored within hours.

    A dozen of the country's 24 states were hit, causing traffic chaos in parts of Caracas and other cities. But was it by accident, or design?