[JAKARTA] Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital...

[JAKARTA] Power was mostly restored in Jakarta and Indonesia's heavily populated Java island after a widespread electricity outage Sunday that the state utility PLN blamed on disruptions at...

[CARACAS] Caracas and other parts of crisis-wracked Venezuela were hit by a massive power cut on Monday, AFP journalists and internet users said.

[NEW YORK] Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000...

[CARACAS] Venezuela's largest refinery complex has been hit by a power outage, at a time of acute fuel shortages in parts of the crisis-torn oil producer, an opposition lawmaker said Sunday.

[BUENOS AIRES] Argentina announced an inquiry into the causes of a massive blackout that left nearly 50 million people without power as Energy Minister Gustavo Lopetegui admitted Monday it may...

[BUENOS AIRES] Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay, leaving around 48 million people without electricity, power companies said.

[CARACAS] Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro named a new electricity minister on Thursday, replacing one he appointed just two months ago amid persistent prolonged power blackouts.

[CARACAS] Millions of Venezuelans were left without running water Monday amid a series of massive blackouts, forcing President Nicolas Maduro to announce electricity rationing and school closures...

[CARACAS] Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this month left the streets of Caracas mostly empty and residents...