Posted on 08. Mar, 2017 by Colin.
A look at unbelievably shoddy quality in a simple clothes rack which caused grave injury to my maidservant which required 10 stitches.
My latest piece on Caracas Chronicles explains why President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is leading the region in calling for regime change in Venezuela.
Posted on 03. Mar, 2017 by Colin.
A recipe to make Aguardiente Sours using the standard Pisco Sour recipe with Colombian aguardiente instead of pisco.
A look at various comments from gringos and Latinos — as well as hybrids — about when is the appropriate age for girls to have their ears pierced.
Frito-Lay has introduced its fourth and fifth varieties of Doritos corn chips. Part of a series examining how “emerging” Peru’s economy is.
The ultimate test to see whether you are an “expat” or an “immigrant” — and why race has nothing to do with it.
The story of my first empleada, or maidservant, in Latin America. I was 100% completely satisfied, and I fired her after six months.
An analysis of what President Donald Trump may have planned for socialist dictator President Nicolas Maduro’s regime in Venezuela.
Short vignette on how I spent $20 on water during lunch in Lima, Peru on Valentine’s Day.
Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
A look at the quiet, foreign intervention imposed by neighbors of Gambia to depose a president who refused to go.
Subjective comparison of Lima vs. Bogota for expats based on criteria including cost of living, weather, food, safety and more.
Posted on 06. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
A look at the major shift in attitudes toward public corruption in Latin America.