The Socialist revolution boasts two new guerrilleros: Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, at least according to the above mural. And they've brought two little friends along-- machine guns. To the left of the drawings, the explanation "Jesus and his mother defend the revolution" is scrawled (see video).
Predictably, this piece generated a large controversy in Venezuela when the government etched it onto a wall in 23 de Enero, a lower-class neighborhood of the city. The hilly, slummy area owes its fame and name to the 23 of January 1958. On that day, former dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez was overthrown by a civil uprising-- that chiefly sprung up in this barrio. It's since remained a political hotbed, and a pretty fiercely Chavista one at that. Below is a shot of the neighborhood, clinging to the hillside:
23 de Enero.