The Venezuelan dictatorship paid tribute to the former president this Sunday Hugo Chavez (1999-2013)On the 10th anniversary of his death, a day that included an action at the barracks where he led the 1992 coup against then-President Carlos Andres Perez.
The event was attended by invited presidents and ex-presidents of the region. Luis Arce (Bolivia), Daniel Ortega (Nicaragua), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), Manuel Zelaya (Honduras) and Evo Morales (Bolivia).
“The presence of the Commander-in-Chief is in Bolivia and we have come to bring those greetings to our Venezuelan brothers,” President Luis Arce said in a statement to State Channel, expressing the sentiments of the Bolivian people. Venezuelana de Television (VTV).
The president affirmed that the “most important” legacy left by Chávez is “the possibility of creating a new society, revolutionaries and socialists are not an invention, but a reality and we have to fight, fight, fight a lot.” I want to create a homeland that serves all Latin Americans.
For his part, Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega told VTV Chávez remains “in the wars we fight.”
“The enemy is the same, historically it has tried to subjugate our people, continues to attack, creates dire situations for our people, blockades, terrorist attacks, all kinds of attacks that violate human rights, violate the letters of international organizations,” he added.
Ortega indicated that there should be more unity among regional countries on this date.
“10 years after the departure of the body of our commander, we have a great commitment to strengthen popular solidarity, the vanguard of the revolution in Venezuela and beyond, because it is an international project,” said the Venezuelan ambassador to Cuba. , Adam ChavezBrother of the deceased president.
In the Cuartel de la Montaña, a former military museum renamed the Cuatro de Febrero in 1992, from its facilities, Chavez led the coup, members of the Chavista regime and sympathizers of the man who ruled Venezuela until 2013 remembered his legacy.
Similarly, thousands of supporters of Chavismo marched to the Gurtel de la Montana to honor the president’s memory.
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) launched on Friday Actions commemorating 10 years since the death of Hugo Chavez.
Chávez died of cancer on March 5, 2013 at the age of 58, and is considered one of the most important and controversial figures of the turn of the century in Latin America.
With information from EFE