Archive for January, 2017

The Power of Public Shame in Latin America

Posted on 30. Jan, 2017 by .


An anecdote on how to treat that proverbial line-jumper in Peru or greater Latin America.

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Peru is Rich as F%#!: Worthless Diapers

Posted on 26. Jan, 2017 by .


Anecdote about my failure to sell brand-new diapers in an informal market in Lima illustrates rising buying power of middle-class Peru.

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Tripping on San Pedro in Peru

Posted on 20. Jan, 2017 by .


Contributed story from a Gonzo journalist who takes the hallucinogenic drug, San Pedro, on a 19-hour bus ride in southern Peru.

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Why Arequipa if Awful for Children

Posted on 10. Jan, 2017 by .


Arequipa in southern Peru is unaccommodating for children and offers few family-friendly activities.

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‘Economic War’ from Allende’s Chile to Chavista Venezuela

Posted on 05. Jan, 2017 by .


Excerpts from Isabel Allende’s novel, “The House of the Spirits,” serve as an excellent look at what inspires socialists’ alleged “economic wars.”

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