The vice-president and ministers marched with up to a million people today to defend the Bolivarian revolution on Democracy Day, while the opposition march turned out to be a small rally. Further, sectors of the far right have called on the armed forces to resist what they referred to as the “invasion” of “Castro-communism” in Venezuela.
By Susan Spronk, Jeffery R. Webber - The Bullet, Aug 15th 2012
In this interview Juan Contreras, a militant in the Bolivarian revolution, discusses the evolution of the revolution, grassroots organisation, the upcoming presidential elections, and the relationship between the grassroots and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV)
Masses of Venezuelans marched on Sunday to commemorate 23 January 1958 when a civic-military rebellion brought an end to the dictatorship of general Marcos Perez Jimenez. They marched from five main points towards the centre of Caracas, where President Chavez addressed the crowd.