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    13 February 2015

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Coup plotters planned on assassinating the Venezuelan president and installing a transitional government.

A coup plot against the Venezuelan government was foiled, with both civilians and members of the military detained, President Nicolas Maduro revealed Thursday in a televised address. Below, teleSUR English’s in-depth coverage explains the details and context behind the plan.

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