I can’t believe I just typed that title. I’m from Missouri, born and raised. I’m also the co-founder of Luz Para Venezuela a non-profit focused on reducing conflict in Venezuela. Unless you live in Miami with its vibrant population of Venezuelans you’d be forgiven for not being up to speed on the escalating tensions in this important South American country that just so happens to have more oil than Saudi Arabia. That’s ok because today I hope to change that for you since you do know where Missouri is and by this point you’ve definitely heard of a town called Ferguson.