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Venezuela government rationing electricity

Published:Saturday | May 10, 2014 | 9:59 AM

The Venezuela government has announced the start of electricity rationing in western Zulia state.

There will also be water rationing in Caracas to reduce demand on the power grid.

Yesterday Ford Motor Company halted production in Latin America’s largest oil exporter.

Bloomberg reports that shortages of everything from water to car parts and flour to pregnancy tests come after three months of protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Some 41 people have been killed in the protest.


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