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Former Smuggler on the Peru Two

Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by .

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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.

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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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Why You Should Not Work Abroad

Posted on 10. May, 2014 by .

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Reasons Not to Work Abroad – a point-by-point response to Mark Manson’s article, “Why Young Americans Should Work Overseas.”

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SUNAT: Obstacle to Free Trade in Peru

Posted on 07. Aug, 2013 by .

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Discussing the greatest obstacle to free trade in Peru: the national customs office, SUNAT.

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Serpost Strike: A Puzzling Move in Peru

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by .

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Discussing the Serpost strike of 2012, which held up over 50,000 letters and packages for a month.

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A Colombian Image Challenge

Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by .

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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.

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The Theft of My Camera by LAN Colombia

Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by .

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Detailing the theft of my digital camera by LAN Colombia in Medellin.

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The Theft of My iPod by UPS Peru

Posted on 02. Jun, 2013 by .

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Short dittie about the theft of my iPod by UPS Peru in Lima.

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Matt Forney’s Online Hustler Confessions

Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by .

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My review of Confessions of an Online Hustler by Matt Forney, publisher of the shuttered, alt-right blog, In Mala Fide.

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Pimpology with Iceberg Slim

Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 by .

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My review and analysis of the autobiography of Robert Beck AKA Iceberg Slim, Pimp: The Story of My Life.

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