On the 29th anniversary of February 4, 1992, today Dignity Day authorities began commemorative events at the Cuartel de la Montana the place where the remains of Commander Hugo Chavez, who led that civic-military rebellion against neoliberal policies, rest. imposed by the then-president Carlos Andres Perez and his puntofijista political system. the act is headed by the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Psuv), Diosdado Cabello one of the protagonists of this event accompanied by a military commission that together with Chavez led that rebellion to remember that moment that marked a before and a later in the history of Venezuela.

Since then, the country has celebrated the National Dignity Day, in memory of the date of the civil-military rebellion considered as the raising of the voice of the people against neoliberalism and capitalism against a mandate of President Adecco who was, precisely, the first Venezuelan Head of State removed from office in 1993. Cabello stressed that on February 4 worse things were avoided in Venezuela. We stood up because it was necessary he said.

He stressed that this uprising was not against a democratic government, it was against the imperialism that ruled the country in 1992. We have resisted all provocations, we have been subjected to many tests and we have overcome them he said. He indicated that that”old Bolivarian National Armed Force far from the people changed forever in the welfare of the nation. We began to understand one without the other they are not right. It serves to remember February 4 because together we change the destiny of Venezuela, he said.

29 years later, feel proud that we are honoring our country. Let’s continue honoring that oath. Problems? Of course, there are problems, but we will build the future he said. Cabello thanked the Venezuelan people for assuming that struggle together with Chávez.

For his part Jose Gregorio Vielma Mora, also a participant in the civic-military rebellion argued that no one could imagine the political and philosophical significance of those two words for now which marked a before and after in the contemporary history of Venezuela. That, for now, is our battle cry our conviction of victory to accompany us in a process of profound transformation that will continue over time to face adverse situations said, Vielma Mora. He urged the Venezuelan people to keep up with them, for now, to take on the challenges and turn them into a present victory for the definitive consolidation of the Bolivarian Revolution, to achieve new victories in the perfect civic-military union he said.