Venezuela shuts schools, suspends working day as blackout continues

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Venezuela’s government shut schools and suspended working hours on Friday after the capital Caracas and other major cities awoke without electricity due to a problem that struck the South American country’s main hydroelectric plant on Thursday.

President Nicolas Maduro have suspended classes and the working day today in order to facilitate the efforts for the recovery of electric service in the country.

The Vice President Delcy Rodríguez commented on her Twitter account.