Posted on 21. Dec, 2014 by Colin.
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.
Posted on 16. Nov, 2013 by Colin.
Explaining why, contrary to what a lot of idiots say, Latinas are not exotic.
Posted on 17. Aug, 2013 by Colin.
A look at the significant Moorish and Arab footprint in Latin America.
Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by Colin.
My Hugo Chavez Rant, a review of Blogging the Revolution by Francisco Toro and Juan Cristobal Nagel of Caracas Chronicles.
Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A critique of the false legacy of China’s beloved leader, Mao Zedong.
Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 by Colin.
Description of hometown pride in Arequipa, Peru and their massive Arequipa holiday.
Posted on 22. Oct, 2012 by Colin.
Summary and review of The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King by Rich Cohen.
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by Colin.
My review of ‘Oblivion’ by Hector Abad Faciolince, which describes the life of a progressive paisa doctor killed by paramilitaries.
Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Review of The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa’s book on Dominican Republic’s dictator of 30 years, Rafael Trujillo.
Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A look at Jews in Colombia with links to synagogues, notable Colombian Jews and more.