Posted on 16. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
Short vignette on how I spent $20 on water during lunch in Lima, Peru on Valentine’s Day.
Posted on 06. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
A look at the major shift in attitudes toward public corruption in Latin America.
Posted on 26. Jan, 2017 by Colin.
Anecdote about my failure to sell brand-new diapers in an informal market in Lima illustrates rising buying power of middle-class Peru.
Posted on 05. Jan, 2017 by Colin.
Excerpts from Isabel Allende’s novel, “The House of the Spirits,” serve as an excellent look at what inspires socialists’ alleged “economic wars.”
Posted on 22. Nov, 2016 by Colin.
A look at how the city of Medellin has fared in its quest to become the “Silicon Valley of Latin America.”
Posted on 02. Sep, 2016 by Colin.
My take on ousted President Dilma Rousseff’s inappropriate reaction to her impeachment by Brazil’s congress.
Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 by Colin.
My attempt to moderate the neoliberals’ glee at the “receding pink tide” in Latin America, because growing opposition to free trade is a greater obstacle.
Posted on 05. Jun, 2016 by Colin.
Quick post with a link to my article on Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) for Caracas Chronicles.
Posted on 11. May, 2016 by Colin.
The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.
Posted on 05. May, 2016 by Colin.
A look at the enduring popularity of Alberto Fujimori and how it has propelled Keiko Fujimori to Peru’s runoff for president in 2016 elections.
Posted on 24. Nov, 2015 by Colin.
Whoremonger David Strecker, a.k.a. “Cuba Dave,” is locked up in Costa Rica for promoting sex tourism. Strecker’s case raises questions of free speech in Latin America.
Posted on 09. Nov, 2015 by Colin.
The case for giving your children standard names that will not prevent them from getting a job someday.