Caracas, Mar 4 (Entravision) .- The Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, today called on his countrymen to come to the civic-military parade in honor of his predecessor and mentor Hugo Chavez, who died a year ago, in a day of acts that have confirmed their attendance several leaders and international figures.
“Morning March 5 at 10am (1430 GMT) will be the civic-military parade in tribute to the Supreme Commander of the Revolution assists!” and “one year of the departure of the Eternal Commander invited all the people to pay tribute to him in Peace and Love,” said Maduro in separate messages in the social network Twitter.
The presidents of Bolivia, Evo Morales, and Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, closely allied with Chavez and now Maduro, have announced that they will attend the parade in Caracas, but the chief executive of Venezuela made no allusion to the subject.
The Government has planned several activities for this Wednesday.
Apart from the parade, a ceremony is scheduled at 16.00 , local time (2030 GMT) at the headquarters of the Mountain in Caracas, where lie the remains of the man that command in Venezuela from 1999 until March 5 of last year.
Chavez died after losing the battle against cancer, which in 20 months it took him four times in the operating room in Cuba and several sessions of chemo and radiation therapy that finally did not stamp out the disease.
To the funerals of Chavez attended by more than 30 Foreign dignitaries who gave him the last goodbye after several days of national mourning in which hundreds of thousands of people passed in front of the coffin with his remains.
also this Wednesday is scheduled the world premiere of the documentary of Oliver Stone’s “My friend Hugo” .
“Morning world premiere of the documentary “My friend Hugo” by Oliver Stone by TeleSUR”, indicated the Bolivarian System of Public Media (Sibci) through the social network Twitter.
The parade will be at a time when Caracas and several cities in Venezuela are mired from the February 12 in a wave of protests against the Government’s economic and social policies of mature, with an official review of 18 dead, more than 260 injured And hundreds of detainees.
The Government responsible for the deaths of 15 opponents and admits that in the remaining 3 are involved agents of the security forces already in detention, and the opposition held responsible for the violence to the authorities and “collective armed chavistas” .
The Bureau of the Democratic Unity Party (MUD, opposition) has not planned activities for this Wednesday, but has confirmed that it has called for the Thursday to a concentration of prayer for the victims of the citizen insecurity and the lack of mass consumption goods in a populous area east of Caracas, chavista course bastion.