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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 @ 12:04 PM
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Sounds like they're getting some of it restored now.

It's probably going to take a while though.




posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 12:20 PM
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Never attribute to nefarious actions what can just as easily be explained by conditions on the ground. I'm going to hazard a guess that this is nothing more than the same kind of failure that caused the catastrophic wildfires in California last year.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 02:03 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko
Are you saying that you think scaler weapons caused this?



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 02:07 PM
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Eh, old systems are old, they can and do fail. The US certainly doesn't have a modern one by ANY means, what makes people think the next country has newer?? WTF. Think critically indeed -- there's lines up across the world that have been strung up and running with all original parts for decades, linked up to stations just as old -- or older -- running with very few new components, if any. And a blackout actually surprises people?

Aside from s# breaks being what it is, did you forget about the Northeast Blackout stateside? 15, 16 years ago? It left more people in the dark than in Argentina. Oh, and also, parts of Canada, too, same source between us and them, and it was all thanks to a software glitch.

And ultimately, blackouts aren't exactly rare. There's more on the Wikipedia page list in just the last 20 years than even I expected to see globally. As a planet, our electric distribution systems are utter crap.
en.wikipedia.org...



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 03:12 PM
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Haxorz hax things

Maybe another trial run.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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Cascading outage due to critical failure in an overloaded, interconnected, network.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 03:25 PM
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originally posted by: EmmanuelGoldstein
a reply to: ketsuko
Are you saying that you think scaler weapons caused this?


I'm saying that third world conditions lead to third world failures, even when those conditions are found in parts of what should be the first world.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 05:42 PM
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I'm fighting with these guys right now, in Peru. They start with visions of grangier, and then we "value engineer' back from there. It's incredible.

I really don't like it. Hopefully some one else does!!



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 05:58 PM
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a reply to: Flyingclaydisk

I would think the root cause will be found that the point of failure will be the InterAndes transmission line. If one area is having a heat or cold wave, that could increase the strain on the system causing a failure. We saw that in 2003 when crappy software didn't alert someone in Ohio to switch distibution load because of a single drooping power line. Proabably something like that here. Or UFOs.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 06:02 PM
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a reply to: billxam

Yeah, and companies are notorious for ignoring their infrastructure in areas.

We had problems for years with our local cable internet in this neighborhood. Every time it got really hot or really cold, our internet would go intermittent because of cracks in the local lines, but unless you were relying on a continuous, solid connection, you'd never notice. Television never hiccuped. If you were simply web surfing, it was likely you'd never notice the random short breaks.

It was only people doing something highly demanding of a strong signal -- internet gaming -- who'd notice.

And then, they'd only bother if they got a critical mass of complaints in the area.

Guess who were likely the only internet gamers in this area for the past 10 or so years?


So it happens, and unless they perceived cost of the fix outweighs the cost of complaints, they aren't going to act.
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posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 04:15 AM
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The hacking games really turned up recently....

U.s. is hacking the Russian grid
Target got hacked and shut down. very busy day before fathers day.
This power outage.

Just countries messing with each other



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 04:25 AM
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a reply to: Nyiah

i agree that there are alot of older power systems around the world but i have first hand knowledge of nuclear power plants and substations in New York and i can promise you that ALOT of the US infrastructure is quite advanced and are constantly being upgraded or at the very least brought up to local and federal code.

that being said every system that is open to the world will have inherent weaknesses and points of attack.



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 06:42 AM
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Sure reduces the carbon footprint for a bit. Beats having to ban airplanes for a day.



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 06:54 AM
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a reply to: Nyiah
Good point... life cycle and all.



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 08:13 AM
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LKAKSS double post and stuff
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posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 08:14 AM
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originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
I'm fighting with these guys right now, in Peru. They start with visions of grangier, and then we "value engineer' back from there. It's incredible.

I really don't like it. Hopefully some one else does!!


Oh please just shut up, this is above your pay grade

Stop trying to be relevant in things you are not anymore.



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 09:06 AM
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Anyone check for EMP related goings on

seems weird an entire country could go down like that

I bet someone was testing an EMP and thought lets test near argentina and blame it on the raiN!

Senate debates EMP threat


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posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 09:57 AM
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Two things come to mind.. the earthquake at the naval base in Nevada and the poles flipping out or being erratic. Lots of geological activity going on..



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 10:05 AM
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originally posted by: sapien82
a reply to: AnakinWayneII

Anyone check for EMP related goings on

seems weird an entire country could go down like that

I bet someone was testing an EMP and thought lets test near argentina and blame it on the raiN!

Senate debates EMP threat



It really doesn't seem weird when you take off the tin foil and look at how electrical grids + outdated infrastructure + human error can cause something like that.



posted on Jun, 17 2019 @ 10:24 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 ?

Venezuela's electrical grid is already in a shambles, thanks to Socialism.



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