(Ariana Cubillos/AP)

Mimes of the world may have real employment opportunities if they can get out of their glass boxes and move to Caracas, Venezuela . The mayor of the city's eastern district of Sucre has hired 120 mimes to act as traffic cops, politely and silently scolding those who jaywalk or act brutish behind the wheel.

Whether they can compete with this woman’s skills remains to be seen: