Caracazo: cornerstone of the Bolivarian Revolution

The Caracazo bloodbath pushed the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200 (MBR-200), a political movement founded by Hugo Chávez in the country’s military barracks in 1982, into action.

March 02, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

Hundreds of thousands of poor Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas against neoliberalism and decades of social injustice in the country for a protest action in February 1989 known as Caracazo. The protests were a big blow to the capitalist system and pseudo-democracy in the country as well as paved the way for the Bolivarian Revolution.

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