Archive for February, 2017

My First Maidservant in Latin America

Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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Will Trump Go for an Easy Win in Venezuela?

Posted on 18. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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

Posted on 16. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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Lima vs. Bogota for Expats

Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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Corruption: NOT Business as Usual in Latin America

Posted on 06. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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Trump Train in Peru

Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by .


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

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