61,000 Outages in Mexico Due to Vandalism in 2019

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Date Added: 8/21/2019
Date Modified: 8/21/2019
Jacinta Meredith | E-ISAC Staff

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August 19, 2019: According to Mexico News Daily, there have been over 61,000 vandalism incidents so far in 2019 in Mexico that have triggered electricity outages. The outages have occurred in Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Michoacán, Sonora, Hidalgo, Chihuahua, México state, Tabasco and Baja California. This number is higher than combined outages in the same time period for both 2017 and 2018. The article also noted that the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) increased land and air patrol areas by 60% last year in response to the increase vandalism.

 

Source: https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/vandalism-triggered-power-outages/

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