Mar 1, 2015

Yes Indeed: Venezuela Coup Attempts are Aided by Washington

La Jornada (Translated by World Meets): On February 11 and 12 this year, Bolivarian security organs aborted a coup attempt nicknamed Operation Jericho which included armed attacks and air bombardment of a number of strategic points in Caracas. The principals involved were arrested, among them retired and active members of the military. Their statements and the investigation of events led, after several days, to the arrest and indictment of Antonio Ledezma, the Mayor of Caracas. [video fourth from top, right].

About a year ago Leopoldo López was also arrested, who shortly before was in Miami and issued a call to "speed the government's fall" and say "President Nicolás Maduro must leave office sooner rather than later … how can we wait six years? ... We cannot now assume an attitude that befits a democratic system." Read more. 

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