Archive for February, 2017

My First Maidservant in Latin America

Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 by .

7

The story of my first empleada, or maidservant, in Latin America. I was 100% completely satisfied, and I fired her after six months.

Continue Reading

Will Trump Go for an Easy Win in Venezuela?

Posted on 18. Feb, 2017 by .

4

An analysis of what President Donald Trump may have planned for socialist dictator President Nicolas Maduro’s regime in Venezuela.

Continue Reading

Peru is Rich as F%#!: $20 for Water

Posted on 16. Feb, 2017 by .

5

Short vignette on how I spent $20 on water during lunch in Lima, Peru on Valentine’s Day.

Continue Reading

What Does West Africa Have that South America Doesn’t?

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .

2

A look at the quiet, foreign intervention imposed by neighbors of Gambia to depose a president who refused to go.

Continue Reading

Lima vs. Bogota for Expats

Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by .

6

Subjective comparison of Lima vs. Bogota for expats based on criteria including cost of living, weather, food, safety and more.

Continue Reading

Corruption: NOT Business as Usual in Latin America

Posted on 06. Feb, 2017 by .

4

A look at the major shift in attitudes toward public corruption in Latin America.

Continue Reading

Trump Train in Peru

Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by .

4

Highlights from a conversation I suffered with a Peruvian supporter of Donald Trump.

Continue Reading