Hugo Chavez's First Coup

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Hugo Chavez led a group of left-leaning army officers in an unsuccessful coup in Venezuela in February, 1992.

It took the government less than 24 hours to defeat the plotters, and arrest Hugo Chavez.

Hear from two people on opposing sides of the coup.

Photo: Hugo Chavez after his release from jail,1994. Credit: Bertrand Parres/AFP/Getty Images

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Fri 28 Feb 2014 08:50 GMT

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