CARACAS, Venezuela | Huge power outage in Venezuela raises tensions amid crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela | Huge power outage in Venezuela raises tensions amid crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Much of Venezuela remained engulfed by darkness into early Friday amid one of the largest power outages in years, raising tensions in a country already on edge from ongoing political turmoil.

The blackout hit 22 of 23 states by some accounts. It struck the capital Caracas, which until now has been spared the worst of a collapse in the nation’s grid, at the peak of rush hour.

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