Having a soft spot for South America, I have followed the difficult times faced by the Venezuelan Jewish community in the context of Chavez. While one could hope that things will improve in the post-Chavez era, this article does not seem to suggest so. See here
Instead Miama, Israel and other places will get the benefit of these people’s energy and talent.
In the meantime, a little bit of football from South American champs… it started being Venezuela but ended up being Messi here