2019 Venezuela coup attempt
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|2019 Venezuelan Coup d'état attempt|
|Maduro loyalists and Colectivos (Russian Backing)||Guaidó loyalists (American Backing)
|Commanders and leaders|
|Nicolás Maduro||Juan Guaidó|
|Venezuelan National Militia||Defectors|
Beginning on 30 April 2019, acting President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, with the support of defectors from the Venezuelan Armed Forces launched a Coup d'état (Code-named 'Operation Liberty' by Guaidó) against Socialist dictator and de facto President Nicolás Maduro.
Timeline of Events
At about 6:25 am April 30 Guaidó posted a video online that called for a military-backed revolt aginst Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. 
Battle of Caracas
For more information, see Battle of Caracas
Guaidós forces arrived at La Carlota Air Force Base at about 6:50 am, where they were fired upon with tear gas, appearing to to have been fired by Maduro loyalists inside the air base. Maduro Forces also appear to have run over several civilians during the riot. At around 1:50 pm, Far-Left Marxist militias know as 'Colectivos' fired upon the rebels . Shortly after, violent clashes between the Rebels, Marxist Militias and the Government spread through out the city