Blackouts hit several Brazilian states

Associated Press - 28 August 2013 15:58-04:00

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian media are reporting that a widespread blackout has hit at least eight states in the nation's northeast.
There is no word on a cause nor how many people were affected.
Joao Franklin heads the Sao Francisco Hydroelectric Company, the biggest energy producer in the northeast. He tells the G1 news portal of Globo TV that the blackout hit ar...


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