Tuesday, November 10, 2009

City Lights Dark in Rio and Sao Paulo...

The lights in the photo at right that normally light up beachfront Rio de Janeiro have been dimmed tonight by a massive power failure.  The more inland metropolis of Sao Paulo has also been affected by what has been attributed to unspecified problems at the Itaipu hydroelectric facility. The blackout follow a CBS News, 60 Minutes report that previous outages have been caused by hackers. I'm worried about the challenges presented by rampant poverty that will exeraservate conditions for many as crime is always a challenge for local authorities. The news is limited at this time...click here for story.  Please leave your comments.

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