Caracas, Mar 8 : The electric energy war declared by the United States will not succeed, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said amid power outage across the South American country and what the national electricity supplier called a 'sabotage' at the major hydroelectric power plant.
"The electric energy war declared and directed by the US imperialists against our people will be destroyed. Nothing and nobody will win over the people of Venezuela's late leader Hugo Chavez," Maduro Tweeted on Thursday.
Earlier the same day, local media reported that a blackout hit 21 out of 23 states of Venezuela. Moreover, Venezuela’s National Electric Power Corporation reported about subversion at the Guri dam.