Information on the Bolivariano rebel movement [VEN13144]

As discussed by telephone, please find attached some documents that describe the Bolivariano rebel movement. As indicated in the attached documents, the name Bolivariano reportedly identifies officers belonging to the military graduating class of 1975-1976, the "Sim├│n Bolivar promotion." The movement is also referred to as the "Movimiento Revolucionario Bolivariano 200," and its possible links with the extreme-left Bandera Roja group is mentioned in the attached article from the Peruvian journal Caretas (see listing below).

Additional information can be researched upon further request.


Caretas [Lima]. 10 February 1992. "Golpe Avisado," pp. 18-21.

Latin American Newsletters. 4 February 1992. Latin American Weekly Report. "Election Rows and Caldera's Bid Spell Trouble for Venezuela's Big Two." London: Latin American Newsletters.

_____. 5 March 1992. Latin American Regional Reports: Andean Group. "Venezuela's Bolivariano Rebels" and "Uncertainty About Strength of Rebels." London: Latin American Newsletters.