I have always thought that in order to get a pardon, one has to repent. This does not seem to be Chavez’s case. Not only he makes no excuses about the 1992 coup attempt, but his government has even given the day a special name “Dignity Day” and proudly announces the marches that will take place today in
This is the same government that calls any dissenting person a “golpista” (a putchist)!
I will now make a quick translation of the article published by the Ministry of Information..
March to commemorate Dignity Day
One of the two popular marches will start from Plaza
This Friday several events will take place all over the country to commemorate the Military Rebellion of
This was informed by deputy Dario Vivas who indicated that among the commemorative events that will take place, there will be paying respect to the Libertador in Plaza Bolivar, at 11 o’clock, where there will be present Parliament members of Bloque de Cambio and some of the military that participated in that heroic gesture, which was a determinant event that marked the new political, social and economical reality of the country.
He indicated that the march will start in Plaza Sucre and will head towards the