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 15. Nov, 2016 by Colin.
Review and pictures of a shantytown tour in the Villa El Salvador district of Lima, Peru.
Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by Colin.
A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.
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 03. Dec, 2015 by Colin.
Breaking down the overblown debate on the Associated Press’ use of the word “activist” to describe MRTA collaborator Lori Berenson.
Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by Colin.
A look at history which implies a right-wing autocrat is more likely to restore Venezuela to a market economy than a democratically elected leader.
Posted on 09. Aug, 2015 by Colin.
Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.
Posted on 06. Feb, 2015 by Colin.
Description of the beach town, Mollendo, in southern Peru with over 70 pictures
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.