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Venezuelan Ministry of Defense

The Venezuelan Ministry of the Popular Participation for the Defense is the federal-level organ responsible for maintaining the Venezuelan armed forces. As of March 2010, this ministry is headed by Carlos Mata Figueroa after the former minister and vicepresident of the nation resigned under controversial circumstances. The ministry coordinates numerous counter-narcotics operations , helps ready numerous civil guard initiatives, and general oversees the conventional military capabilities of Venezuela.

See also

Cabinet of Hugo Chavez

External links

Sitio oficial del Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Defensa de Venezuela y los Ex-Ministros

Sitio oficial del Ejercito Libertador (Venezuela)

Sitio oficial de la Armada de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela

Sitio oficial de la Aviacion Militar de Venezuela

Sitio oficial de la Guardia Nacional de Venezuela

Sitio oficial de la Aviacion del Ejercito del Venezuela

Sitio no oficial de la Fuerza Armada de Venezuela

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