Venezuela: is a US-backed 'military option' to oust Maduro gaining favour? | The Guardian

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2018-09-13T14:48:50-04:00
"Maduro and his government have already been targeted for violence: last month he survived an assassination attempt that used drones armed with explosives. ... Last year, a rogue police officer, Óscar Pérez, hijacked a helicopter and fired at government buildings in what he said was an action against a dictator. ... Maduro’s predecessor, Hugo Chávez, was himself almost toppled in a short-lived military coup attempt in April 2002."
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