Armed men in military uniforms and camouflage released a video early Sunday morning calling for Venezuelans to rebel against President Nicolás Maduro after his party established an all-powerful assembly meant to secure its grip over the country. Around the same time, a military base was attacked in the state of Carabobo, near the capital, Caracas, an assault which the government said it had repelled, but not before some of the assailants made off with weapons. “We declare

ourselves in legitimate rebellion, united more than ever with the valiant state of Venezuela, to disavow the murderous tyranny of Nicolás Maduro,” said a military man in the video, standing in front of about 20 men.The local news media reported that the spokesman was Captain Juan Carlos Caguaripano, a dissident National Guard officer wanted by the government since 2014.  READ MORE