d) The final realization that compromise, negotiation or, perhaps, even coexistence with chavismo is now virtually impossible.
Keep in mind the people with the guns are not soldiers, they are members of the "Bolivarian Militia," a paramilitary, unconstitutional body created for the sole purpose of defending the Revolution.
For me, it was d).
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