The Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, highlighted the determination of the civic-military union that, that April 13, 20 years ago, rescued democracy after the coup d’état perpetrated against the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution.
«The events of April 2002 remain in the collective memory of the Homeland. We remember that #13Apr when our people came out to defend democracy and Cmdte. Chavez. In civic-military union, the historical and victorious future of Venezuela was marked. Every 11 has its 13! », Rodríguez expressed in his account on the social network Twitter.
This Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 20 years later, the people mobilize in the streets of Caracas to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the rescue of National Dignity, when the people, in a civic-military union, returned the commander to power and restored democracy.
For his part, the Minister for Communication and Information, Freddy Ñáñez, wrote on his Twitter account: “20 years ago our people, leaders and soldiers demonstrated their courage and patriotic love by taking to the streets with the sole objective of defending democracy. and rescue the Bolivarian Revolution”.
In addition, he indicated that it was “an event that was marked in the memory of the Venezuelan, serving as an example for the battles that we are fighting today.”
For his part, the Minister for Culture, Ernesto Villegas, this Wednesday during the Closing of the International Summit against Fascism, from the Foreign Ministry of the Bolivarian Republic, stressed that on April 13, 2002, Caracas became the capital of the whole world for the union of the people, conscious and mobilized.
Likewise, the Operational Strategic Commander of the National Armed Forces, General in Chief Domingo Hernández Lárez, made a statement, indicating that the 13A will always be the answer to attempts at domination by imperialism.
“April 13 will always be the response of the Venezuelan people to any type of domination attempt to bend their will! All 11 and it has its 13!”, This is how the Operational Strategic Commander of the National Armed Forces, General in Chief Domingo Hernández Lárez, highlighted this day.
According to a message published on the social network Twitter, Hernández Lárez also congratulates the Bolivarian National Militia, “who with true love for the country and selfless effort participate in the Comprehensive Defense of the Nation.”
“Today, April 13, I warmly congratulate all the men and women, members of the Bolivarian National Militia, who with true love for the country and selfless effort participate in the Comprehensive Defense of the Nation! Where the people can, the country grows! ”, He stressed.
This April 13 marks 20 years of what is also called National Dignity Day, the date on which Chávez returned to power, after a coup that overthrew him for 47 hours and had the support of the Venezuelan right. , business sectors, military and the government of the United States.
The joint mobilization of the people with the Armed Forces loyal to the Constitution, the civic-military union, demanded the release of Comandante Chávez.