"I want peace for Venezuela, we all want peace for Venezuela, for the war drums to drift away, for the threats of military invasion to recede and for Venezuela to say with a single chorus, with one voice: We want peace! Happiness,” Maduro told the roaring crowds.
Celebrating the nation’s 205 anniversary of the Battle of La Victoria, the president urged citizens to “unite the national spirit, the national determination around peace.”
Marches traveled from the Plaza Morelos to the Plaza Bolivar in Caracas in a frenzy of flags, posters, and chants, denouncing the attempted coup d'état promoted by the United States on Jan. 23.
"When the story is written in 200 years this generation will be remembered as a brilliant generation that defended the Homeland. I'm sure,” the president said.
"A well-formed youth is a guarantee of a country with a future," said the national @NicolasMaduro #JuventudInvencible."
During the event, Maduro also discussed his impending beautification plans for Venezuela under the Bella Mission, which will focus on "converting parks, squares, public spaces into spaces for culture" for a greater inclusion of youth in this activities.