Our neighbor (who has family on the whole island and who knows everything about everything...) informed us late last night that the luz went from the whole country (someone called her from Santiago and from la capital), we were affected 10pm-1am in POP. So I got interested:

ˇApagón Nacional! - listindiario.com

Jefe PN dice que tras apagón no se produjeron grandes hechos delictivos - listindiario.com

The infrastructure in the country seems to be coming down...

They put the generators down for days for maintenance, neverthless they seem to be badly treated...

As rubio_higuey posted in another thread, there seems to be a "voluntary" apagon this evening...