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Crisis-hit Venezuela sets clocks ahead to save power

Watches with images of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at a shop in Caracas on January 7, 2012With their country gripped by an economic crisis, Venezuelans lost half an hour of sleep Sunday as their clocks were set forward to save power on President Nicolas Maduro’s orders. Maduro’s government has also instituted four-hour daily blackouts across most of the country, reduced the public-sector workweek to two days and ordered schools closed on Fridays — adding to the woes of a nation already stuck in a crushing recession. The power cuts sparked riots and looting this week in Venezuela’s second-largest city, Maracaibo.

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