'A city of shadows': fear as Venezuela's crippling blackout enters day four
Power outage – that Maduro blames on foreign saboteurs – could have dramatic implications for country’s political future
When night falls on Venezuela’s ghostly capital, an unnerving hush grips the streets of this once-bustling South American metropolis.
“You feel a profound silence all around you,” said Alejandro Guzmán, a 26-year-old lawyer and one of millions of Venezuelans left in the dark after their country was hit by an unprecedented blackout some believe could have dramatic implications for its political future. “It’s like a city of shadows.”