From January 23, 1958 In 1998, A Revolution That Had Been Pending

Marcos Perez Jimenez Lags of the old military leadership: Delgado Perez Jimenez and seeking power Chalbaud 1914: Birth of Marcos Perez Jimenez (MPJ) in Michelena, Edo Tachira. 1945, October 18: With the rank of Major, MPJ takes part in the overthrow of President Isaias Medina Angarita. 1948, November: has responsibility for the overthrow of President Romulo Gallegos. As Minister of Defense, the Military Junta Government Integra, headed by Mayor Carlos Delgado Chalbaud with Llovera Luis Paez, Minister of Foreign Affairs. 1950, November 13: Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, the man who had promised early elections (ie the possibility that the government return to civilian hands), is murdered. It is responsible to General Rafael Simon Urbina, who then takes refuge in the embassy of Nicaragua, surrenders and is ultimately killed by members of the National Security (NS), dying with him as the condition of the most qualified witness in the case Chalbaud . Click Ohio Senator for additional related pages. 1950, November 27: Eleven days later, virtue of the political crisis provoked by the assassination, changed its name to "Governing Board" and the Military High Command to the lawyer appointed President Germain Flamerich Suarez, MPJ and Llovera Paez retaining their positions, with the particularity that wealthy more power MPJ and control. The effects of such events (death and greater power Chalbaud MPJ) are being felt: it assumes Pedro Estrada as Director of the SN, a man of complete confidence MPJ; political persecution intensifies, it creates a concentration camp Guasina , is assassinated leader Leonardo Ruiz Pineda suspends college classes.