Tag Archives: crime

An Update on Sex Tour Operators in Latin America

Posted on 29. Oct, 2017 by .

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An update of three sex tourism operators in Latin America: David Strecker (Cuba Dave), Jay Harry Drivas (Colombia Jake) and Noah Goldberg (Medellin Paisa).

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Is Slapping Your Child a Crime in Latin America?

Posted on 02. Aug, 2017 by .

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I slapped my son in public and earned the condemnation of a neighborhood Peruvian for being abusive. Could I have been charged for child abuse?

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Venezuela: Syria, Cuba, Pinochet or ‘Negotiated Transition’?

Posted on 08. May, 2017 by .

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A look at Venezuela’s four possible endgame scenarios: Syria, Cuba, Pinochet or Negotiated Transition. Then, some politically incorrect thought experiments and my favorite articles from the latest action.

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Corruption: NOT Business as Usual in Latin America

Posted on 06. Feb, 2017 by .

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

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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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Why Venezuela is More Like Syria than Cuba

Posted on 16. May, 2016 by .

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Explaining why I think Venezuela will see a dictator in its transition whether it be toward a market economy or further state control.

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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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Peru Reports: English-Language News from Peru

Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by .

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An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.

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Red Notice: International Business Adventure in Russia

Posted on 09. Aug, 2015 by .

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Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.

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Who Spammed Santa Catalina?

Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by .

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Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?

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Mad Outta Me Head Published

Posted on 07. Jan, 2015 by .

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Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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Kingdom of Thieves: El Cartucho, Bogota

Posted on 21. Dec, 2014 by .

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An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.

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