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 ZNet Venezuela Lessons of the April Coup
After the coup d'état we have transferred soldiers, and the just thing is that the decisions have direct relation with the level of gravity of the implicated person.
Those who really participated in the coup d'état, those who had been planning it for quite some time and those who subscribed to the operation of manipulation and support of the coup are no more than 20 per cent, and perhaps I'm exaggerating.
Some military chiefs involved in the coup took advantage of the situation to control the troops by means of hierarchy and lies.
zmag.org /content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=45&ItemID=2842   (7017 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: French Revolution
Bonaparte's return and the coup d'état of 18 Brumaire (10 November 1799) were necessary to strengthen the glory of the French armies and to restore peace to the country and to consciences.
The Directors, alarmed by what they considered a reactionary movement, commissioned General Augereau to effect the coup d'état of 18 Fructidor (4 Sept., 1797); the elections of 49 departments were quashed, two Directors, Carnot and Barthélemy, proscribed, 53 deputies deported, and laws against the émigré and non-juring priests restored to their vigour.
The first was Treilhard's motion (17 December), demanding in the name of the ecclesiastical committee of the Assembly, the closing of useless convents, and decreeing that the State should permit the religious to release themselves from their monastic vows.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13009a.htm   (7795 words)

  
 Brazil News 24/7 - Nothing But Brazil - Brazzil Magazine - Fresh news daily - English-language Magazine on Brazilian Culture - Brazil - Brasil - Brésil
As expected the 40th anniversary of the coup d'état that established a 21-year military dictatorship in Brazil was celebrated in low key and hush tones throughout the country.
The journalist calls the coup a tragedy based in the usual hypocrisy and prepotency of the Brazilian elite insufflated by the United States: "Everything was made in name of a threat that did not exist, communism.
In an interview with AOL Brazil dispelling myths about the 1964 military coup, journalist Mino Carta, didn't spare anybody from his virulent criticism.
www.brazzil.com /content/view/1724/56   (7795 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: French Revolution
Bonaparte's return and the coup d'état of 18 Brumaire (10 November 1799) were necessary to strengthen the glory of the French armies and to restore peace to the country and to consciences.
The Directors, alarmed by what they considered a reactionary movement, commissioned General Augereau to effect the coup d'état of 18 Fructidor (4 Sept., 1797); the elections of 49 departments were quashed, two Directors, Carnot and Barthélemy, proscribed, 53 deputies deported, and laws against the émigré and non-juring priests restored to their vigour.
Abroad the prestige of the French armies was upheld by were upheld by Bonaparte in Egypt, but they were hated on the Continent, and in 1799 were compelled to evacuate most of Italy.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13009a.htm   (7795 words)

  
 A Cruel Coup D'tat for the Kings of Comedy - Entertainment
A Cruel Coup D'tat for the Kings of Comedy
A Cruel Coup D'tat for the Kings of Comedy - Entertainment
Two of the four "Kings of Comedy," Cedric the Entertainer and Steve Harvey, star in this film about a family road trip to the annual reunion.
www.slccglobelink.com /news/2004/04/14/Entertainment/A.Cruel.Coup.Dtat.For.The.Kings.Of.Comedy-659873.shtml   (520 words)

  
 Coup in Haiti
But the coup against Aristide, and by extension against the Haitian people, was prolonged, a chronic coup.
The groundwork for this coup was laid during the months when Aristide was first re-establishing his government.
There is the disgruntled former Haitian army (an institution with a violent and unpalatable recent history), which has been wielded many times in the service of coups d'état, often subsidized by its masters, the elite of Haiti.
www.thenation.com /doc/20040322/wilentz   (1199 words)

  
 Fiji Coup - Rabuka
Colonel Rabuka's military coup de tat in May was to avert the inevitable bloody confrontation that was in the offing between the militant Taukei Movement and the Fiji Military Forces.
May 14, 1987 The coalition government is deposed by a military coup, led by Major General Sitiveni Rabuka and the Cabinet and members of the government are held hostage for 7 days.
The stated purpose of two military coups in 1987 was to ensure the political supremacy of the indigenous Fijian people and to protect their traditional way of life and communal control of land.
1earthmedia.com /photo_portfolio/fiji_coup.html   (1199 words)

  
 Prussia, Coup d'Etat
Thus the coup d'état proved to be the decisive preliminary decision on the defeat of the revolution.
www.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/ip/prusscou.htm   (1199 words)

  
 COUP - Definition
While the coup was primarily, and usually, a blow with something held in the hand, other acts in warfare which involved great danger to him who performed them were also reckoned coups by some tribes.
{ Coup d '[' e ] tat } (k ??" d ?- t ?") [ F.] (Politics), a sudden, decisive exercise of power whereby the existing government is subverted without the consent of the people ; an unexpected measure of state, more or less violent ; a stroke of policy.
Among the Blackfeet the capture of a shield, bow, gun, war bonnet, war shirt, or medicine pipe was deemed a coup.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/coup   (1199 words)

  
 IngentaConnect Simulating the Micro-Macro Link: New Approaches to An Old Problem...
Finally, to illustrate the strategy and to demonstrate that the approach produces interesting and useful results, we give an application: a multilevel simulation model of military coups d'état, which is tested using data from Thailand between 1932 and 1992.
Simulating the Micro-Macro Link: New Approaches to An Old Problem and An Application to Military Coups
www.ingentaconnect.com /content/bpl/some/1999/00000029/00000001/art00060   (189 words)

  
 coup d'etat. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
French : coup, blow, stroke + de, of + état, state.
The sudden overthrow of a government by a usually small group of persons in or previously in positions of authority.
www.bartleby.com /61/46/C0694600.html   (189 words)

  
 coup de grace : Definition from the Online Dictionary at Datasegment.com
Coup d'['e]tat (k[=oo]" d[asl]*t[aum]") [F.] (Politics), a sudden, decisive exercise of power whereby the existing government is subverted without the consent of the people; an unexpected measure of state, more or less violent; a stroke of policy.
While the coup was primarily, and usually, a blow with something held in the hand, other acts in warfare which involved great danger to him who performed them were also reckoned coups by some tribes.
Coup de main (k[=oo]` de m[a^]N") [F.] (Mil.), a sudden and unexpected movement or attack.
onlinedictionary.datasegment.com /word/Coup+de+grace   (189 words)

  
 WFHAirmansSon
RAF HABBANIYA was under siege from an army assembled by the dissident Iraqi Prime Minister 'Rachid Ali el Ghailani' who'd seized power in Iraq in a coup de-tat on the 3rd of April 1941.
In May 1941 the No. 4 Flying School took the main brunt of repulsing the enemy forces besieging RAF Habbaniya in the first few days of the conflict.
The four Pilot's of the flight had amassed considerable experience of navigation by day and night to and from the many Stations and Outposts throughout Iraq and were well prepared to carry out their scheduled night heavy bombing sorties.
www.42c1.com /WFHHabbanyaBattle.html   (189 words)

  
 Suppressing the World's break for Economic Freedom
This included picking Chilean military personnel for training at the School of the Americas (then in Panama, later in Fort Benning, Georgia, then renamed to the Center for Inter-American Security Cooperation, but properly nicknamed The School of Assassins or School of Coups).
It might be said that this cleansing of the economic system is the real reason for most of the coups d’état and that political ideology has very little to do with it....
An earlier coup attempt with the CIA backing the remnant colonial elite with money and arms failed, so the CIA prepared more thoroughly for Arbenz's overthrow in 1954.
www.ied.info /books/ed/suppressing.html   (189 words)

  
 Venezuela Black December 25/12/2002
The new coup against the government of Venezuela by the oil industry was to be foreseen by September of this year.
Among the plans for the oil coup d'état exposed by this newspaper, was the « document number 5 » from the Democratic Co-ordinator, which pointed out the important role of the PDVSA management in order to pin Chávez against the wall by drying out the government resources.
A government that got the people's support during the April' coup d'etat and also when the Bolivian constitution considers that « all nominations and decisions can be revoked » once the officials have completed half of their term.
www.nadir.org /nadir/initiativ/agp/free/imf/venezuela/2002/1225black_december.htm   (189 words)

  
 Marcos may finally get capital burial as beleaguered president seeks support - [Sunday Herald]
A museum next to the shrine makes no mention of people power, but claims Marcos was pushed out by coup d’état, and quotes, apparently without irony, from a Marcos speech: “Give us strength to rebuild our lives, leaving forever our selfish, corrupt and derelict ways.”
Governments in Manila have feared the consequences of burying a man who is still widely hated for 20 years of authoritarian rule in which thousands of political opponents were tortured and killed.
Bush’s biggest challenge: how to work with a party intent on destroying Israel
www.sundayherald.com /53444   (497 words)

  
 Jamaat al Muslimeen coup attempt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On Friday July 27, 1990, 114 members of the Jamaat al Muslimeen, led by Yasin Abu Bakr and Bilaal Abdullah attempted to stage a coup d'état against the government of Trinidad and Tobago.
Many people saw the coup attempt as the last nail in the coffin of the National Alliance for Reconstruction government.
After six days of negotiation, the Muslimeen surrendered on August 1, and were taken into custody.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jamaat_al_Muslimeen_coup_attempt   (497 words)

  
 C. Julius Caesar - a biography in twelve parts
Caius Julius Caesar (13 July 100 - 15 March 44 BCE), Roman statesman, general and author, famous for the conquest of Gaul (modern France and Belgium) and his subsequent coup d' état.
He changed the Roman republic into a monarchy and a truly Mediterranean empire.
www.livius.org /caa-can/caesar/caesar06.html   (497 words)

  
 1990 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The parliament building and a government tevelision house in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago were stormed by the Jamaat al Muslimeen in a Coup d'état attempt which lasted five days.
Former preschool operators Raymond Buckey and his mother Peggy McMartin Buckey are acquitted in a Los Angeles, California court of 52 child molestation charges.
January 15 - Thousands storm the Stasi HQ in Berlin in an attempt to view their records.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1990   (497 words)

  
 Russia
On Aug. 29, 1991, an attempted coup d'état against Gorbachev was orchestrated by a group of hard-liners.
Soviet foreign policy, at first friendly toward Germany and antagonistic toward Britain and France and then, after Hitler's rise to power in 1933, becoming anti-Fascist and pro–League of Nations, took an abrupt turn on Aug. 24, 1939, with the signing of a nonaggression pact with Nazi Germany.
The U.S. Senate refused to ratify the treaty because of the invasion of Afghanistan by Soviet troops on Dec. 27, 1979.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107909.html   (3129 words)

  
 Original Short Stories — Volume 01 by Guy de Maupassant - Project Gutenberg
Boule de Suif --Two friends -- The lancer's wife -- The prisoners -- Two little soldiers -- Father Milon -- A coup d'tat -- Lieutenant Lare's marriage --The horrible --Madame Parisse --Mademoiselle Fifi -- A duel.
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www.gutenberg.net /browse/BIBREC/BR3077.HTM   (211 words)

  
 French Revolution: Search
Sieyès took part with Napoleon in the coup d& of 18 Brumaire and was made one of the provisional consuls with Napoleon and Ducos.
In the aftermath of the coup of 18 Brumaire (9 November), the Constitution of the Year VIII (1799) gave executive power to three “consuls&; who also exercised almost all legislative authority.
Dissatisfied, a group led by Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès in turn planned their own coup, which took place on 18 Brumaire, Year VIII (9 November 1799) that put Napoleon Bonaparte in power.
chnm.gmu.edu /revolution/searchfr.php?function=find&keyword=sieyes   (1581 words)

  
 Lemmy Ugheghe, Ojukwu Blames Civil War On Gowon
For three years Gowon was trying to get me. The war was a continuation of the coup de&; the war was an orchestration of his (Gowon) desire to legitimise and rationalise his (Gowon) coup de&.
I (Ojukwu) asked him who his boys were that would alter the laid down rules and procedure, and since, I was then the Commander of the Eastern Zone and as such I decided to hold forte by challenging the desires of Gowon which led to the coup de&.
I made some mistakes as a human being, but my mistakes were less than most people's because I had a background as an administrator which put me on a better pedestal to relate with the people.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/34a/054.html   (439 words)

  
 Jean-Pierre Cloutier : Le blogue: Assiste-ton à une reprise de 1991?
En septembre 1991, le général Raoul Cedras mène un coup d’État et renverse le président Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
«Autant les précédents coups d’État n’étaient suivis que de répressions ponctuelles et axées sur des objectifs précis, autant le putsch de septembre 1991 est le point de départ d’une répression systématique contre les opposants et contre les manifestants.
Selon la Commission Interaméricaine des Droits de l’Homme (rapport du 14 février 1992), dans les 48h00 qui suivent le coup d’État, on aurait assisté à plus de 1 500 assassinats.
www.cyberie.qc.ca /jpc/2004/03/assiste-ton-une-reprise-de-1991.html   (608 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Miracle of Chile
A coup détat (pronounced kū dā ta), or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures.
They point out that the supposed miracle did not take place in a democratic environment; rather, Pinochet had come to power in a coup d'état that had overthrown Socialist president Salvador Allende and immediately began a campaign of terror against those labelled leftist "subversives" or supporters of the previous government.
The "Miracle of Chile" is a phrase coined by Milton Friedman to describe the economic reforms implemented in Chile under Augusto Pinochet between 1973 and 1983.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Miracle-of-Chile   (1511 words)

  
 Weston, Georgia on Our Minds (1994)
Additionally, he was from the beginning dependent on Kitovani and Ioseliani, the strong men after the coup, and was unable to control them, Kitovani with his National Guard and Ioseliani with his Mkhedrioni.
A coup d'état led by Kitovani, Ioseliani, and former Prime Minister Sigua during late-December 1991 and early-January 1992 ousted Gamsakhurdia from office, and he subsequently fled to the Republic of Chechnya.
His return to Georgia in March 1992 was a return to chaos following the coup d'état engineered by Tengiz Kitovani, Dzaba Ioseliani, and former Prime Minister Sigua.
www.uiowa.edu /~cyberlaw/georgia/mwbwgoom.html   (20077 words)

  
 Chat de Schrödinger - Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre et gratuite
Du coup, on ne sait absolument pas dire si le chat est mort au bout d'une minute.
Erwin Schrödinger lie l'état du chat (mort ou vivant) à l'état des particules radioactives, de sorte que le chat serait simultanément dans deux états (l'état mort et l'état vivant), jusqu'à ce que l'ouverture de la boite (l'observation) déclenche le choix entre les deux états.
L'expérience du chat de Schrödinger fut imaginée en 1935 par le physicien Erwin Schrödinger, afin de mettre en évidence des lacunes supposées de la physique quantique.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chat_de_Schr%F6dinger   (20077 words)

  
 VOIR.CA - Montreal - Société - Quel État veulent les Québécois?
Il a été élu et d'un coup, 5 nouveaux projets de loi avaient été acceptés sans même en avoir glissé un mot aux Québécois.
Un état lourd et très assoiffé d'argent, qui n'est jamais responsable des bévues de ses dirigeants et fonctionnaires.
Il y a 20 ans, 60% des ressources des États occidentaux provenaient des entreprises et du capital, et 40% des impôts et des taxes, des particuliers.
www.voir.ca /actualite/actualite.aspx?iIDArticle=30170#   (20077 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: El Salvador
Jump to: navigation, search A coup détat (pronounced /ku de ta/), or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group or pillow that just replaces the top power figures.
General Carlos Humberto Romero was the President of El Salvador from 1977 until 1979, when he was overthrown in a reformist coup détat by dissident military officers and civilians.
Augusto Pinochet (sitting) was an army general who led a military coup in Chile in 1973.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/El-Salvador   (6192 words)

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