Tag Archives: civil unrest

RIP: My Hugo Chavez Rant

Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by .

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My Hugo Chavez Rant, a review of Blogging the Revolution by Francisco Toro and Juan Cristobal Nagel of Caracas Chronicles.

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Riot at Colombia’s National University

Posted on 29. Jun, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Pictures and video of a riot at Colombia’s national university.

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My 1st Time Tear-Gassed in Bogota

Posted on 15. Apr, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Short dittie about my first whiff of tear gas during a small riot at UPN.

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Limpiezas in Colombia: Social Cleansing

Posted on 06. Mar, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”

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Contributed Story: Instability in Tijuana

Posted on 06. Nov, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: Luis Blasini from Borrowed Flesh describes a typical day in Tijuana, one of the most violent cities in Mexico.

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Arica: Chillin’ in Chile

Posted on 24. Mar, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: Short trip to Arica, Chile, a charming coastal town in northern Chile. Including a bizarre Border Incident.

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Combi Strike in Arequipa, Peru

Posted on 28. Jan, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: The combis, Peruvian buses, struck in Arequipa, stopping life as we know it.

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News Roundup – Nov 12, 2008

Posted on 12. Nov, 2008 by .

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SUMMARY: News stories from Peru with links. Including a sexy picture of Leysi Suarez on a horse.

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Basketball, Language, and Civil Unrest in Peru

Posted on 15. Jun, 2008 by .

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SUMMARY: My new basketball team, improving Spanish, and the protest / civil unrest dimension of Arequipa, Peru.

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