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Coming face to face with Simon Bolivar on the streets of Caracas

28 February 2013 Last updated at 13:34 GMT

People strolling through the streets of Caracas are coming face to face with some of the main characters of Venezuela's history.

City authorities have hired actors to re-enact key historical scenes for the Paths of Freedom initiative which aims to bring the country's past to life.

BBC Mundo's Abraham Zamorano reports.