Latin Americans in the Dark About Energy

Some say Latin America is in a serious energy crisis, underlined by frequent blackouts across South and Central America.
December 3, 2009, 6am PST | Alek Miller
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"Experts say a woeful lack of investment by governments across the region means they will have to spend vast sums in the future.

The Regional Commission of Energy Integration, which includes public and private companies, estimates that Latin America needs to spend about US$10 billion (6.7bn euros) in the next decade to be able to supply 100 million people who have no access to electricity."

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Published on Friday, November 20, 2009 in BBC News
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