A massive blackout that left 50 million people without power in Argentina, Uruguay, and some parts of Paraguay has raised concerns about the strength of Argentina’s power infrastructure and the political future of incumbent President Mauricio Macri.

Officials restored power to most of the system by the late evening of 16 June, but the power cut disrupted water services and delayed gubernatorial elections in Argentina. Transit systems were brought to a standstill and citizens were asked to rat...

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