Venezuela: Ex-General, 10 others accused of plotting coup to overthrow President
February 14 , 2015
Venezuela has accused 11 people, including a former air force general, of plotting to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
The group was planning to target the presidential palace and other key buildings, Maduro has said.
Opposition political figures, soldiers and a businessman were involved in the plot, according to an official statement.
Venezuela has seen several street protests against economic problems in the past year, and the government has warned of coup attempts many times.