Loyal troops rally to ousted Venezuela leader
Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2002
By Topaz Amoore
PEDRO CARMONA, Venezuela's caretaker president, abruptly postponed the inauguration of his new cabinet yesterday as a rebellion flared at an army base, apparently instigated by officers loyal to Hugo Chavez, the ousted president.
As resistance to the new regime grew, officials said that at least 16 people had been killed and 350 wounded during disturbances in the capital, Caracas, and other cities as pro-Chavez supporters clashed with security forces.More