People of Venezuela take to the streets to commemorate 30 years of 4F | News


Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas this Friday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the rebellion of February 4 (4F) 1992, led by Commander Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías, which opened a stage of profound changes in the history of that nation.

The military parade at the headquarters of the Cuartel de la Montaña, 23 de Enero parish, Caracas, began the commemorative day for .


Venezuela commemorates the 30th anniversary of Chavez’s rebellion

Starting at 10:00 local time, the people began two marches in the capital district, one of which started from Plaza Venezuela, in the Rental Zone, and the second from the National Institute for Training and Socialist Education (Inces) of Nueva Granada.

Later, both contingents plan to unite at Paseo Los Próceres, until they reach the Indian monument, as confirmed by the Vice President of Mobilization of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Pedro Infante.

The contingents that parade through Caracas were joined by groups of students, youth, workers and social groups representing other states of the country, in which marches and popular rallies are also held in greeting to the date.

Through the social network Twitter, the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, honored the rebellious spirit of 4F, which he defined as “a date that meant the great rebirth of Bolivarian thought in the history of Venezuela.”

The head of state also urged to fulfill “the oath we made to Commander Chavez, the man who resurrected the Homeland 30 years ago.”

In another message, the Bolivarian leader assured that the 4F “had a historic impact in the 20th and 21st centuries, that day an idea, a project, an identity, a leadership that today rides victorious in the midst of difficulties, making its way, was born. building methods of permanent renewal”.

Evening at the Mountain Barracks

Earlier, a military parade was held at the Cuartel de la Montaña, 23 de Enero parish, Caracas, where the remains of Chávez rest, to whom honor was paid.

The act was headed by one of the protagonists of the 4F and current vice president of the PSUV, Diosdado Cabello, and other combatants in the insurrection participated in it.

The commemorative day organized for this Friday includes children’s activities and the inauguration of an exhibition with historical images of the 4F rebellion.

In addition, at the Cuartel de la Montaña, a discussion was held on the historical genesis of 4F and the causes that motivated the uprising of the Bolivarian Revolutionary Movement 200 (MBR-200), led by then Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías.

As Chávez himself expressed, this fact responded to a popular outcry and its causes must be sought in the neoliberal policies applied by then President Carlos Andrés Pérez.

The civic-military rebellion of February 4, 1992 did not fulfill its military purposes, but it gave back to the most humble the hope that social change was possible in the country through an organized movement inspired by new values.

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