Again: Chavez role in Caracazo (was: Re: [Marxism] Iranian Privatization (was: Models)
critical.montages at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 08:20:47 MDT 2006
On 8/22/06, Johannes Schneider <Johannes.Schneider at gmx.net> wrote:
> Yoshie wrote:
> > Chavez and his comrades in the military, for
> > instance, participated in operations to put down people during the
> > Caracazo of 1989.
> No he did NOT!
> This was discussed on this list before:
> According to Gott, Chavez DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE REPRESSION OF THE
> CARACAZO -- not a mere repression, but a bloody slaughter probably in
> the thousands. But they did not have the power to prevent it as they
> wanted to.
If Chavez had, would that change your mind about him?
Also, what has Venezuela done with officers and soldiers who took part
in the Caracazo repression? Purge them?
More information about the Marxism