[Marxism] "Hugo Chavez faces political crisis as allies desert him"

Ruthless Critic of All that Exists ok.president+marxml at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 15:09:15 MDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 3:20 PM, Charles Brown
<charlesb at cncl.ci.detroit.mi.us> wrote:

> When I read this article I counted two former allies who had deserted
> Chavez. I think they both were generals. Maybe I read it too fast or
> something.

Yes. But Venezuela's military had/has significant left-wing elements.
Chavez himself came from the military (he was a paratrooper).

So the question is still important: why are the left-leaning generals
like Gen. Baduel and Gen. Salazar deserting Chavez?

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