Peru Reports: English-Language News from Peru

Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by .

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An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.

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Red Notice: International Business Adventure in Russia

Posted on 09. Aug, 2015 by .

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Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.

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Accidental Corruption

Posted on 07. Jul, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: Macro vs. micro-corruption as well as intentional corruption vs. accidental corruption make four quadrants of potential corruption in Latin America.

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A Gringo’s Intro to Reggaeton Playlist

Posted on 20. Jun, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: A reggaeton playlist to introduce gringos to the genre. Songs by Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, J Alvarez, Farruko, Wisin y Yandel, Cosculluela, Calle 13, and more.

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The Man Behind the Mick

Posted on 06. Jun, 2015 by .

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Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.

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Be a Mindful Expat

Posted on 02. May, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: My rant on an uninformed critique of one of my books, an admission of my own ignorance in the past, and a book list to help prospective expats be mindful.

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Who Spammed Santa Catalina?

Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by .

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Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?

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Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts are not Paleo

Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by .

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An overview of the Arequipa tradition of sucking bones and eating skin, as well as some local varieties of animal organs.

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