Florida Man Would Like His Lock Of Simon Bolivar's Hair Back, Sues Venezuela
In Miami's federal courthouse downtown, thousands of lawsuits are filed every day over every conceivable kind of property: houses, boats, cars, drug money, jewelry, fine art. It's a fair bet, though, that a suit filed two weeks ago is a first: A demand that the Venezuelan government give a lock of South American liberator Simon Bolivar's hair back to its rightful Florida owner.
The suit was filed by a Florida man named Ricardo Devengoechea who claims to be descended from "a founding family of Colombia."
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