President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela's first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the U.S.
The Caracas Convention established ground rules for political sanctuary in Latin America.
A student strike began at the Central Univ. of Venezuela (UCV) against the electoral fraud of the dictatorship of Marcos Perez Jimenez. This soon led his downfall.
Spanish: generally an approving (or ironic) nickname, from Spanish bueno ‘good’.