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18.03.2019 - 01:29 [ Max Blumenthal / Consortium News ]

US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts as ‘Watershed Event’

A September 2010 memo by a U.S.-funded soft power organization that helped train Venezuelan coup leader Juan Guaidó and his allies identifies the potential collapse of the country’s electrical sector as “a watershed event” that “would likely have the impact of galvanizing public unrest in a way that no opposition group could ever hope to generate.”

28.11.2018 - 02:03 [ KPLC TV ]

24-hour Greek media blackout ahead of broader strike action

Greek journalists walked off work for 24 hours Tuesday ahead of a broader nationwide strike that is expected to cripple transport services as austerity-weary labor unions press for salary and pension raises and tax cuts. No news programs were being broadcast on TV and radio, while newspapers will not be printed on Wednesday, the day of the strike called by GSEE, the country’s biggest labor union.

26.11.2018 - 00:55 [ Xinhuanet ]

Blackout hits western Mongolia

Mongolian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in a statement on Sunday evening that a 330 kilo volts (kv) power line was broken down by strong winds.