VIDEO: ‘Battle of the Barbers’ aims to reduce violence in Venezuela

“I used to spend my days on the street, lounging and doing nothing, but shaving saved me,” says 17-year-old Alexnaiker, who won a shaving competition in an impoverished area of ​​Caracas. Teenagers from the Venezuelan capital spent four months preparing for a competition organized by a non-governmental organization that aims to give young people the opportunity to “do something useful for their families and society.”