Archive for 'contributed stories'

Neighbors from Hell in Bogota

Posted on 17. Feb, 2018 by .

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Journalist and hotelier Richard McColl tells the story of his neighbors from hell which illustrates how the friendliness in Latin America is only skin deep.

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Fiesta Brava: The Butcher’s Dance

Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 by .

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A progressive liberal tells his account of a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.

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A Look at Cockfighting in Colombia

Posted on 26. Jul, 2016 by .

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An expat on the Colombian coast explains the lure of a controversial spectator sport and Hispanic tradition, cockfighting.

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What I Saw Volunteering after the Ecuador Earthquake

Posted on 20. Jul, 2016 by .

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An Englishman based in Ecuador tells what he saw while volunteering after the devastating 2016 earthquake.

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Non-Profit Work in Colombia: Easy Money?

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .

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The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.

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Contributed Story: Teaching at Colombian Colegios (a Warning)

Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by .

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A warning with anecdotes about teaching English in Colombian private high schools for upper-class students.

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Contributed Story: Sandwich, A Chinaman to Have a Beer With

Posted on 29. Dec, 2012 by .

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A character profile of a Chinese drinking buddy of Chuck in Beijing, Sandwich, a peasant Chinaman made good.

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Contributed Story: Inside Look at Business in China

Posted on 18. Dec, 2012 by .

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A look at business in China: the lack of innovation, the dishonesty, the corruption, the worst of the worst.

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Contributed Story: Mao’s Legacy of Loserdom

Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A critique of the false legacy of China’s beloved leader, Mao Zedong.

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Contributed Story: Bogota Busetas Never Boring

Posted on 21. May, 2012 by .

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Ugly spat between a bazucero / desechable / indigente and a gringo living in Bogota.

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Contributed Story: Roosh V’s Colombian Virgin

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Quick dittie on how Roosh V scored with a Colombian paisa virgin in Medellin.

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Contributed Story: Private Man’s Vasectomy Venture

Posted on 09. May, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Interesting anecdote from blogger Private Man on how his vasectomy saved his a$$.

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