The Caracazo bloodbath pushed the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200 (MBR-200), a political movement founded by Hugo Chávez in the country’s military barracks in 1982, into action.
The civic-military rebellion led by Commander Hugo Chávez against the government of president Carlos Andrés Pérez, despite its failure, marked the end of neoliberalism and the beginning of a new era of profound socio-political changes in the country
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The Caracazo of February 1989 laid the foundation for the struggle to restore democracy in the country
The assembly released a final statement reaffirming their solidarity with Venezuela and denouncing the imperialist attacks on its sovereignty and right to self-determination
30 years after the Caracazo, when the poor of Venezuela took to the streets to wage a struggle against the government of the oligarchy, the toiling masses of the country remain firm in their commitment to the Bolivarian Revolution, which offered them right and a life of dignity