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The government in Venezuela has a drastic step to try and with the country's growing energy problems. It has a two-day working week for all state employees. Public workers had already working four days a week after officials Fridays a no-work day two months ago. The country's 2.8 million public workers will now five days off a week. President Nicolas Maduro the nation in a televised statement, saying: "From tomorrow, for at least two weeks, we are to have Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays as non-working days for the public sector." Employees were they would still be in full, despite the greatly reduced working week.

The government is the current energy crisis on droughts and El Nino weather patterns. Water levels in hydroelectric dams dangerously low. Mr Maduro the Guri region, home to the nation's biggest dam, to a desert. Critics of the president ineffective management, inadequate investment and corruption behind the current mess. The country's 30 million people are daily disruptions to their lives. Women have been to use hair dryers less and shopping malls have to on their own electricity generators. Electricity is rationed in most of the country. The president even the clocks back thirty minutes to provide half-an-hour of extra evening sunlight.

 
 

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