Commemoration

Members of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000141" title="Venezuela" href="/topic/international/venezuela-PLGEO00000141.topic">Venezuela's</a> militia and supporters of Venezuela's President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT001231" title="Hugo Chavez" href="/topic/sports/hugo-chavez-PESPT001231.topic">Hugo Chavez</a> attend a ceremony to commemorate the ninth anniversary of Chavez's return to power after a brief coup, in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011442" title="Caracas (Venezuela)" href="/topic/international/venezuela/caracas-%28venezuela%29-PLGEO100100602011442.topic">Caracas</a>. Chavez was briefly forced from office by military officers and opposition leaders in 2002 after clashes between demonstrators in downtown Caracas killed some 20 people in events that bitterly divided the OPEC nation for years along political lines.

( Reuters photo / April 13, 2011 )

Members of Venezuela's militia and supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez attend a ceremony to commemorate the ninth anniversary of Chavez's return to power after a brief coup, in Caracas. Chavez was briefly forced from office by military officers and opposition leaders in 2002 after clashes between demonstrators in downtown Caracas killed some 20 people in events that bitterly divided the OPEC nation for years along political lines.

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