All of mainland Argentina and Uruguay are without power after an electrical failure caused an unprecedented blackout Sunday morning, according to Edesur, a regional electric company.
The blackout took out Argentina’s public transportation services. Trains and traffic lights stopped working and some of the water supply was affected, the New York Times reported. Some parts of Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and Southern Brazil have also been affected by the blackouts, according to social media.
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“This is the first time something like this has happened across the entire country,” Martinez said, according to BBC.
Roughly 48 million people live in Argentina and Uruguay. Power has been restored to over 75,000 in Buenos Aires, Argentina according to Edesur. Two airports are operating...