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Venezuelan boss says opposition turned out lights

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CARACAS, Venezuela — With parts of Venezuela still dark after a mysterious blackout that left the capital and 17 states without electricity, President Nicolas Maduro met Wednesday with public utility and military officials to respond to the power failure, which he blamed on sabotage from the opposition.

The shutdown began midday Tuesday after an apparent failure involving high-voltage transmission lines in western Aragua and Guarico states, which led to total power outage in several of the country’s most populous areas.

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