Tag Archives: economics

Documenting the Nicaragua Canal Route

Posted on 13. Oct, 2014 by .

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A look at the proposed Nicaragua Canal, and an opportunity to support an effort to document with photos and testimony the planned path of the canal.

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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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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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The American Economy of Abundance

Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 by .

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Discussing the economy of abundance, and explaining to my Peruvian wife the curious phenomena of housing, welfare, cars, obesity, and free stuff in America.

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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 Edward Snowden Challenge

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by .

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Asking which is the best country to spend the rest of your days from Edward Snowden’s asylum options: Nicaragua, Bolivia, or Venezuela.

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