The waste water from his dirty laundry is sold to shopkeepers who believe sprinkling it around their doorways is good for business. He only consumes the finest rum, never touching anything out of a green glass beer bottle. Worshipers offer him money, booze and tobacco, in exchange for good health, good crops and just to keep him happy. He is the most interesting effigy in the world! Who is he?
San SimÃ³n, also known as MaximÃ³n (pronounced Masheemon), is a folk saint venerated by the Mayan people of Western Guatemala as well as those who practice hoodoo and Spiritism. San Simon is referred to as the â��Champion of the Hopelessâ�� because of his willingness to work with just about anyone for just about any request. He is well known for providing folks with the necessities in life; money, health, employment, housing, etc. He is also called upon by those who gamble or play games, for fa…