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Motorcyclist clutches poster of Venezuela's independence hero Simon Bolivar. The image is the result of a scientific reconstruction of Bolivar's likeness, revealing the liberator's mixed African and European heritage in contrast to previous whitened portrayals. Motorcyclists, who themselves mainly hail from the country's black and brown barrios, have long been among the Bolivarian Revolution's strongest supporters.
Motorcyclist clutches poster of Venezuela's independence hero Simon Bolivar. The image is the result of a scientific reconstruction of Bolivar's likeness, revealing the liberator's mixed African and European heritage in contrast to previous whitened portrayals. Motorcyclists, who themselves mainly hail from the country's black and brown barrios, have long been among the Bolivarian Revolution's strongest supporters.