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BREAKING ‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries, 50 MILLION without po

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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:14 AM
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Massive electrical failure leaves 48m without power


BUENOS AIRES — A widespread power failure early Sunday morning left at least two South American countries — Argentina and Uruguay — entirely without electricity, according to an energy company, while social media users said that parts of Brazil and Uruguay had also been affected.

The energy company, Edesur of Argentina, announced on Twitter about 7:50 a.m. that a “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power.”

Social media users said the blackout had spread to Paraguay and southern Brazil.

An official in the Argentine Ener

BREAKING ‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries, 50 MILLION without power

It is unfortunate that this comes at a time when local elections are taking place in Argentina. Even so, it could be a giant coincidence. But the number affected is huge - combined population of 48m. Not insignificant at all.


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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:33 AM
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So weird. I had a dream last night about trying to find my wife during an apocalyptic spreading power outage event.

Weird.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:43 AM
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I'm curious.... how is this even possible? As an accident I mean... electricity would be the sole most important infrastructure in today's world, yet they have no safe guard against total power outage... in two countries at the same time?

My sister is doing her "coming of age" travelling over there at the moment. I will see if I can fish some info from her

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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:47 AM
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C comrades
I Initiated
A attack

Would be my guess.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:47 AM
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a reply to: flice

Because it cuts into the profit. This same answer is good for many questions asked along this line of thought.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:48 AM
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originally posted by: flice
I'm curious.... how is this even possible? As an accident I mean... electricity would be the sole most important infrastructure in today's world, yet they have no safe guard against total power outage... in two countries at the same time?

My sister is doing her "coming of age" travelling over there at the moment. I will see if I can fish some info from her

Both countries have the same supplier



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:49 AM
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originally posted by: TheGreatWork
C comrades
I Initiated
A attack

Would be my guess.

How did you manage to guess that ?
What were your clues ?
Why Argentina AND Uruguay
Why not Venezuela ?



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:54 AM
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originally posted by: TheGreatWork
C comrades
I Initiated
A attack

Would be my guess.


LMAO!

Came looking for a post like this, wasn't disappointed!





posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:54 AM
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a reply to: flice

BBC News reports that the power outage has not only affected the whole of Argentina and Uruguay but parts of Brazil and Paraguay too.

I'm amazed that this power failure is so widespread and no-one seems to know why or how at present.

Deliberate?
Maybe a test run before attempting something similar in North America or Europe?

Of course that's just speculation, I'm sure there are any number of technical reasons and normally I'd be the first to dismiss conjecture without any sort of supportive evidence but this is just so unusual and so widespread.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:55 AM
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Wink wink Putin? US trial run and proof of concept...

U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid

What a coincidence.
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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:56 AM
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originally posted by: Freeborn
a reply to: flice

BBC News reports that the power outage has not only affected the whole of Argentina and Uruguay but parts of Brazil and Paraguay too.

I'm amazed that this power failure is so widespread and no-one seems to know why or how at present.

Deliberate?
Maybe a test run before attempting something similar in North America or Europe?

Of course that's just speculation, I'm sure there are any number of technical reasons and normally I'd be the first to dismiss conjecture without any sort of supportive evidence but this is just so unusual and so widespread.



Oh man... you beat me to it... and well called, look at post below yours.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:56 AM
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Quick, somebody grab the gas can...the generator ran out of fuel!



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 07:57 AM
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originally posted by: Gothmog

originally posted by: TheGreatWork
C comrades
I Initiated
A attack

Would be my guess.

How did you manage to guess that ?
What were your clues ?
Why Argentina AND Uruguay
Why not Venezuela ?


Too obvious? What's to gain from Venezuela? It would be obvious it was the US... but If due to recent news about the US attacking the Russian power grid we need to hear something that causes Russian FUD so people can look away from what's happening on this side, then it kind of makes sense in a way

It's all about first impressions, isn't it?
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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:00 AM
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On a serious note, this is almost impossible to comprehend! That there could be a single point of failure for a power grid across multiple countries is unimaginable!

I mean, it's not like there's a single source for power generation in these countries. Electricity has to be used the second it is generated, so what happened...did all the power generation facilities across two entire countries just shut down???? (because that's what would need to happen).



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:03 AM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

Exactly my thought... I mean, single source energy would be pretty stupid. I know we aren't directly comparable, but even Copenhagen has a few if not several powerstations, and is also linked up with Sweden and Germany.

And even the way the net works locally, if people have solar power and they don't use the power they produce, the power is funnelled into the main system and gives a reduction in price for the consumer. So...

Makes no sense....
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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:05 AM
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originally posted by: Malisa

originally posted by: Gothmog

originally posted by: TheGreatWork
C comrades
I Initiated
A attack

Would be my guess.

How did you manage to guess that ?
What were your clues ?
Why Argentina AND Uruguay
Why not Venezuela ?


Too obvious? What's to gain from Venezuela? It would be obvious it was the US... but If due to recent news about the US attacking the Russian power grid we need to hear something that causes Russian FUD so people can look away from what's happening on this side, then it kind of makes sense in a way

It's all about first impressions, isn't it?

Well ,considering what was covertly named in an indirect way...
Do any other countries have that organization ?
(bold by me for reference)
(dang , that was too easy)

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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:09 AM
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originally posted by: flice
a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

Exactly my thought... I mean, single source energy would be pretty stupid. I know we aren't directly comparable, but even Copenhagen has a few if not several powerstations, and is also linked up with Sweden and Germany.

And even the way the net works locally, if people have solar power and they don't use the power they produce, the power is funnelled into the main system and gives a reduction in price for the consumer. So...

Makes no sense....


In Latin America, sometimes when it rains power goes out for hours. I don't think most people understand how fragile and outdated their power grids can be :/

Also, some countries in South America do share the same network, and buy from other countries, so a massive failure at the source would take down most power on the client countries



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:09 AM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

Rolling blackouts due to a single failure. There could be multiple sources of power, however if one goes off it causes an overload of others causing them to also fail.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:15 AM
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reply to: AnakinWayneII

Local Elections?: This seems to be a trend during an election or some other political event.


Argentine media said the power cut occurred shortly after 07:00 (11:00 BST), causing trains to be halted and failures with traffic signalling. It came as people in parts of Argentina were preparing to go to the polls for local elections. "A massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power," electricity supplier company Edesur said in a tweet.


BBC News
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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 08:16 AM
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originally posted by: Gothmog

originally posted by: Malisa

originally posted by: Gothmog

originally posted by: TheGreatWork
C comrades
I Initiated
A attack

Would be my guess.

How did you manage to guess that ?
What were your clues ?
Why Argentina AND Uruguay
Why not Venezuela ?


Too obvious? What's to gain from Venezuela? It would be obvious it was the US... but If due to recent news about the US attacking the Russian power grid we need to hear something that causes Russian FUD so people can look away from what's happening on this side, then it kind of makes sense in a way

It's all about first impressions, isn't it?

Well ,considering what was covertly named in an indirect way...
Do any other countries have that organization ?
(bold by me for reference)
(dang , that was too easy)


I bet lots of countries have their fake one, doing business in the name of




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