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Submerged Venezuelan town re-emerges after decades

Venezuela has been heavily dependent on hydroelectric power since the 1980s. But this year, a combination of drought, maintenance issues and rising demand led to a dramatic fall in water levels at all the main reservoirs. This in turn led to unpopular power rationing. But there has also been one interesting, less negative side-effect: long submerged valleys are being exposed again. Our correspondent, Stephen Gibbs, filed this special report from the state of Tachira.

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