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Sunday, 14 April, 2002, 11:00 GMT 12:00 UK
In pictures: Chavez defies opponents
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has made a dramatic return to power after two days of extraordinary political turmoil.

Hugo Chavez returns to the presidential palace
Crowds cheered the return of Hugo Chavez to Caracas

Chavez supporters in Caracas
His supporters had marched on the presidential palace

Pedro Carmona
The protests led to the resignation of interim leader Pedro Carmona...

Diosdado Cabello is sworn in
... and to the appointment of Diosdado Cabello

Troops on a roof opposite the Miraflores Palace
Troops loyal to Chavez took up roof-top positions in the capital

Troops outside Fuerte Tiuna barracks
Other soldiers guarded the military base at Fuerte Tiuna

Clashes during the opposition protests
Meanwhile, an inquiry is being held into Thursday's violent protests in Caracas

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