The night the lights went out in Geo…Brazil

“Brazil emerged Wednesday from a widespread power outage that plunged as many as 60 million people into darkness for hours, prompting security fears and concern from residents about another black eye for a country hosting the 2016 Olympic Games.

Power went out for more than two hours in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and several other major cities after transmission problems knocked one of the world’s biggest hydroelectric dams offline. Airport operations were hindered and subways ground to a halt.” – Source (more here)

Of course, anything that happens in Brazil these days is a black eye for the success of the 2016 Olympics. Now if only next time the politicians would be the ones without power…

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