Tag Archives: history

Contributed Story: Mao’s Legacy of Loserdom

Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A critique of the false legacy of China’s beloved leader, Mao Zedong.

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Arequipa Day and Arequipeño Pride

Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 by .

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Description of hometown pride in Arequipa, Peru and their massive Arequipa holiday.

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Banana Gringo Runs Central America

Posted on 22. Oct, 2012 by .

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Summary and review of The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King by Rich Cohen.

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Progressive Paisa Killed in Politics

Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by .

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My review of ‘Oblivion’ by Hector Abad Faciolince, which describes the life of a progressive paisa doctor killed by paramilitaries.

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Rafael Trujillo’s Dominican Republic

Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Review of The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa’s book on Dominican Republic’s dictator of 30 years, Rafael Trujillo.

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Jews in Colombia

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A look at Jews in Colombia with links to synagogues, notable Colombian Jews and more.

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Classism: The Spanish Legacy in Latin America

Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Describing classism, status, and the importance of (perceived) social class in Latin America.

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Henry Miller’s Expat Exploits in Tropic of Cancer

Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Review of Tropic of Cancer, the signature novel by fellow degenerate expat and ugly American: Henry Miller.

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Big Incas in Peru

Posted on 11. Feb, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A reversal of my opinion regarding the Inca bloodline in Peru.

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Two Gringo Killers of Peruvian Women

Posted on 15. Jan, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A look at Joran van der Sloot & William Trickett Smith II, plus prison for gringos in Latin America.

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My War on Drugs Rant

Posted on 20. Dec, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: My War on Drugs rant condoning decriminalization.

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Narcoterrorism: The Other World Terror

Posted on 16. Dec, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: An overview on narcoterrorism and its lack of awareness in the developed world.

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Understanding Uribismo

Posted on 12. Dec, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: Explaining the politically incorrect definition of “uribismo,” as it was explained to me by a proud uribista.

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Killing Pablo: Summary and Review

Posted on 09. Nov, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: My review and definitive post on cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.

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