it turns out that one noted Jungian was a Venezuelan, even though he was born in Cuba.
Rafael Lopez Pedraza died yesterday at 90. He moved to Venezuela in 1949, way before Castro destroyed the island. He soon became a Venezuelan citizen, in an era where intellectual elites had no problem moving around and were not carrying the silly nationalistic baggage. If I had been able to pursue my Jungian interests I probably would have ended up meeting him at some point, as the most famous Jungian in Venezuela, author of several essential books on archetypes and more.
Who knows, maybe he would have signed my copy of one of his most famous books.