Posted on 08. Mar, 2017 by Colin.
My latest piece on Caracas Chronicles explains why President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is leading the region in calling for regime change in Venezuela.
Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
The story of my first empleada, or maidservant, in Latin America. I was 100% completely satisfied, and I fired her after six months.
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 09. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
Subjective comparison of Lima vs. Bogota for expats based on criteria including cost of living, weather, food, safety and more.
Posted on 01. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
Highlights from a conversation I suffered with a Peruvian supporter of Donald Trump.
Posted on 30. Jan, 2017 by Colin.
An anecdote on how to treat that proverbial line-jumper in Peru or greater 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 20. Jan, 2017 by Colin.
Contributed story from a Gonzo journalist who takes the hallucinogenic drug, San Pedro, on a 19-hour bus ride in southern Peru.
Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 by Colin.
A progressive liberal tells his account of a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.
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 07. Aug, 2016 by Colin.
The story of a small adventure I had visiting a friend and burning one up in Comas, one of Lima’s poorest neighborhoods.
Posted on 14. Jul, 2016 by Colin.
How to transfer citizenship to your foreign-born children and a primer on “moral turpitude” in a glowing review of the US embassy in Peru.