[Ed.-The US dismisses as “ludicrous” the charges that it was behind the coup attempt in Venezuela. (See here .) Given the long history of US-engineered coups in various countries around the world–including in Venezuela itself in the year 2002–what’s “ludicrous” is that a US State Department spokeswoman would issue such a statement and seriously expect anyone to believe her. — My two cents worth. ]
A coup plot against the Venezuelan government has been foiled, with both civilians and members of the military detained, President Nicolas Maduro revealed Thursday in a televised address.
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