WATCH VIDEOS FROM THE COUP...
Much of the violence described in the "The Silence and the Scorpion" was caught on video.
A RE-INTRODUCTION TO THE COUP OF APRIL 11
Why I initially thought this was a "classic" coup...and why I was wrong.
UNDERSTANDING HOW THE VIOLENCE BEGAN
Who started it, who finished it, and why it's so important.
A PHOTOGRAPHIC TIMETABLE OF THE VIOLENCE
By linking dozens of photographs together, a clear chronology of the confrontation appears.
THE KILLING OF JESUS ARELLANO
The first fatality of the day was caught by two camera crews.
THE SHOOTING OF MALVINA PESATE AND JORGE TORTOZA
The second fatality and the shooting of another opposition marcher came a matter of minutes after Jesús Arellano was shot at the same intersection.
THE COMPLICITY OF THE NATIONAL GUARD
National Guard troops loyal to Hugo Chávez were just feet from the pro-Chávez gunmen, but did nothing to stop them.
CONCERNING OTTO NEUSTALDT'S ACCOUNT
How a simple error by a CNN reporter fueled the government's claims of a conspiracy.
WATCH THE VIDEO OF CHAVEZ WHILE IN CUSTODY
Listen as Chávez explains how he ordered Plan Avila on April 11 only to have his top three generals refuse
A NECCESARY REBUTTAL
Response to the Venezuelan Government's criticism of The Silence and the Scorpion.
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