The Battle for Venezuela Begins

Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 by .


Explaining how Venezuela’s political crisis is now a “warm war” with highlights from the first day.

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CDMX: Why Your Next Vacation Should be Mexico

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by .


Over 300 pictures of Mexico City’s top tourist attractions including Zocalo, Teotihuacan, Basilica de Guadalupe, Coyoacan, Xochimilco, Chapultepec and more.

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Grab Them by the Pussy

Posted on 16. Oct, 2016 by .


On my fascination with the latest quote from Donald Trump, “Grab them by the pussy.”

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Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by .


A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.

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Have you no sense of decency, Dilma?

Posted on 02. Sep, 2016 by .


My take on ousted President Dilma Rousseff’s inappropriate reaction to her impeachment by Brazil’s congress.

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Ending the End of the Pink Tide

Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 by .


My attempt to moderate the neoliberals’ glee at the “receding pink tide” in Latin America, because growing opposition to free trade is a greater obstacle.

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Does Uruguay Suck?

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by .


After a trip to Costa Rica fell through for unforeseen visa requirements for the Peruvian wife, I pose the question: does Montevideo, Uruguay suck?

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Buying Weed in Comas, Lima

Posted on 07. Aug, 2016 by .


The story of a small adventure I had visiting a friend and burning one up in Comas, one of Lima’s poorest neighborhoods.

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