While the failed Chavismo economic policies have put millions of Venezuelan citizens on the breadline, and sent millions more fleeing the ongoing economic crisis to the shores of various nations around the world, the new front runner in Venezuela’s political race, Maria Corina Machado, is the hope millions of Venezuelans desperately cling to — the redeemer whom they hope will return the oil capital of the world, the once most glorious, bright and shining star of South America, Venezuela, to the heights of its former glory.
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The Brazilian town of Bonfim is the border town with the Guyanese town of Lethem. The two town sports similar architecture. However, Lethem has more businesses than Bonfim. Bonfim is peaceful and small, but it is a beautiful and rapidly growing town.