Title: El 4 De Febrero. Por Ahora....
Photographer(s): Ramon Garcia, Miguel Grillo, Luis Davila, Manuel Martinez, Juan Camacho, Luis Cisneros, Felix Gerardi, Angel Echeverria, Giorgio Lombardi, Gonzalo Cobo
Writer(s): Gustavo Wanloxten, Iris Castellanos, Eduardo Delpretti
Publisher(s): Fuentes Editores, Caracas, Venezuela
Size: 21 x 27 cm
Nation(s) and year(s) of Protest: Venezuela, 1992
An attempted coup in Venezuela was carried out by a group of soldiers on February 4, 1992, against then-president Carlos Andrés Pérez. The coup attempt did not achieve its objectives and the rebels surrendered. Among officers were Hugo Chávez which then became President of Venezuela.
“… The Venezuelan military rebellion of 1992 was inevitable as is the eruption of volcanoes; a rebellion of this type is not decreed, and I take advantage of this moment to give an imperishable memory to the young military and civilians of the rebellions of 1992, February 4 and November 27 of that year that will remain in history ... ", with These words, Commander Hugo Chávez, defined these great events that marked the course of the Homeland.