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Venezuelans in Caracas woke up on Tuesday with the lights back on after the worst blackout in months and knocked out power across half the country a day earlier outages still plague to several cities and states on Tuesday morning the socialist government blamed the blackout on an electro magnetic attack without providing any evidence frustrated Venezuelans are not buying it there's been no sabotage of electricity it's simply a complete collapse transformers that are totally obsolete and thirties haven't been able to reestablish or cover power so collapsed again this was the first black out to include the capital Caracas since March when the government blames the opposition and the U. S. first series of power outages the latest blackout left residents scrambling for access to running water and cell phone service with the country's infrastructure crumbling many Venezuelans blame president Nicolas Maduro is government , mothers government told Venice balance not to go to work or school on Tuesday to quote help the process of re connection meanwhile opposition leader one why though who the U. S. and other global powers have recognized as Venezuela's rightful leader reiterated and nationwide called to protest the country's crippling economic crisis that has led to widespread shortages in food and medicine prompting over four billion Venice residents to flee the country