Venezuela's VP leads rally in commemoration of February 4, 1992
Senior officials have attended the event at the Historic Military Museum in Caracas
The event, which took place at the Historic Military Museum, west Caracas, was broadcast nationwide and been attended by several senior officials, including the Vice-President Nicolás Maduro and Congress Speaker Diosdado Cabello. High-rank members of the Bolivarian Armed Forces were also present.
The ceremony began with a one-minute silence in honor of the soldiers who died during the coup d'etat of February 4, 1992, led by Chávez.
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.