Nerves fray tempers flare as Venezuela blackout hits fourth day

venezuela blackout

TL;DR

A woman whistles as she and others block a street to show their anger because of the ongoing blackout in Caracas . The countrys worst ever power outage comes as Maduro faces a hyperinflationary economic collapse and an unprecedented political crisis. Guaido said he will also call Monday for more street protests to pressure Maduro to step down. We are talking about 95 percent of dialysis units he said. The Venezuelan opposition and government loyalists held rival demonstrations in Caracas on Saturday as both sides prepared for what some fear could be a protracted power struggle. The rallies unfolded as power and communications outages continued to hit Venezuela intensifying the hardship of a country paralyzed by economic and political crisis. Hard times are ahead who addressed crowds with a loudspeaker after security forces earlier dismantled a speakers stage that the opposition had erected. However President Nicolas Maduros government has not moved directly against Guaido since he returned to Venezuela from a Latin American tour Monday. Sorry we couldnt find a match for that please try again. The rallies unfolded as power and communications failures continued to hit Venezuela intensifying the hardship of a country paralyzed by economic and political crisis

More Venezuela Blackout: