Venezuela, April 2002: Coup or Popular Rebellion? The Myth of a United Venezuela

@article{Cannon2004VenezuelaA2,
  title={Venezuela, April 2002: Coup or Popular Rebellion? The Myth of a United Venezuela},
  author={Barry Cannon},
  journal={Bulletin of Latin American Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={285-302}
}
  • B. Cannon
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Political Science
  • Bulletin of Latin American Research
This article assesses the merits of opposing National Assembly reports into the coup against President Chavez of Venezuela in April 2002. Looking at the historical context and the content of the reports, it argues that the two opposing accounts reflect a class division that has always existed in Venezuela but has been officially denied. It concludes that a possible exit from the stalemate could be that the opposition accept the reality of this class division and therefore the Chavez government… 

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