Coup plotters planned on assassinating the Venezuelan president and installing a transitional government.
Source: teleSUR English
A coup plot against the Venezuelan government has been foiled, with both civilians and members of the military detained, President Nicolas Maduro revealed Thursday in a televised address. Below, teleSUR English’s indepth coverage explains the details and context behind the plan.
Timeline: The Anatomy of a Venezuelan Coup: This is what the opposition’s coup in Venezuela would have looked like, if it hadn’t been discovered and thwarted.
Key Opposition Leaders Released ‘Transition’ Statement before Thwarted Coup: Was it a coincidence that Venezuelan opposition leaders Antonio Ledezma, Maria Corina Machado, and Leopoldo Lopez released a communique for a transition, a mere day before the coup plan was to be unleashed?
Venezuelan Legislator Gives Details on Thwarted Coup: The teleSUR Caracas headquarters were one of the strategic areas the alleged coup plotters planned to attack.
Coup Plot in Venezuela Thwarted: Coup plotters planned on assassinating the Venezuelan president and installing a transitional government.
Evidence Reveals Canada, UK Involvement in Venezuela Coup Plot: Evidence presented on Venezuelan TV showed a video of the coup plotters, as well as the 10-year U.S. visa granted to one of the accused.
Also see teleSUR’s in-depth coverage on the wider War on Venezuela’s Democracy