The US’ Coup Against Chavez in Venezuela & Lessons for Today
By Venezuela Solidarity Campaign
Interview with VSC Secretary Francisco Dominguez marking the anniversary of the US-backed coup attempt against Venezuela’s elected government in 2002.
The decades-long US war on democracy in Latin America has seen coups and interventions aimed at dominating the continent politically and economically.
In 2002 Venezuela defeated a US-backed coup against Hugo Chavez, inspiring a leftwards shift across the continent. What are the lessons for today & how can we show our solidarity with Latin America?