Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.
Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
A warning with anecdotes about teaching English in Colombian private high schools for upper-class students.
Posted on 10. May, 2014 by Colin.
Reasons Not to Work Abroad – a point-by-point response to Mark Manson’s article, “Why Young Americans Should Work Overseas.”
Posted on 07. Aug, 2013 by Colin.
Discussing the greatest obstacle to free trade in Peru: the national customs office, SUNAT.
Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by Colin.
Discussing the Serpost strike of 2012, which held up over 50,000 letters and packages for a month.
Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by Colin.
In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.
Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by Colin.
Detailing the theft of my digital camera by LAN Colombia in Medellin.
Posted on 02. Jun, 2013 by Colin.
Short dittie about the theft of my iPod by UPS Peru in Lima.
Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by Colin.
My review of Confessions of an Online Hustler by Matt Forney, publisher of the shuttered, alt-right blog, In Mala Fide.
Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 by Colin.
My review and analysis of the autobiography of Robert Beck AKA Iceberg Slim, Pimp: The Story of My Life.