Major power outage Panama due to explosion at plant

Posted on February 25, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Warning, Travel News

peru.com reported that a power failure is the result of three explosions in a mother plant that supplies five cities, including the capital city . There is alarm in the population. Panama. A national power blackout affects the Central American country of Panama from 1445 hours (19.45 GMT) due to damage to the main line of electricity transmission. A spokesman for the Fire Department of Panama referred to the local radio station Hot “not known at what time the service will be achieved restore” that has left the country without traffic lights, people trapped in elevators and cut the water supply in several sectors of capital. Read Article

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