Tag Archives: medellin

Sex Tourism, Free Speech and Cuba Dave in a Costa Rica Prison

Posted on 24. Nov, 2015 by .


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.

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Acknowledging the Patrons

Posted on 13. Aug, 2014 by .


Acknowledging the patrons of the work-in-progress, This Mick’s Life, a biography of Irish drug mule, Christopher Kavanagh.

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Contributed Story: Teaching at Colombian Colegios (a Warning)

Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by .


A warning with anecdotes about teaching English in Colombian private high schools for upper-class students.

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The Theft of My Camera by LAN Colombia

Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by .


Detailing the theft of my digital camera by LAN Colombia in Medellin.

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Poblado Rentals: Luxury Apartments in Medellin

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by .


Pictures, videos, and description of the luxury apartments in Medellin where I stayed courtesy of Poblado Rentals.

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Progressive Paisa Killed in Politics

Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by .


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

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Colombia vs. Peru for Expats

Posted on 23. Sep, 2012 by .


SUMMARY:A breakdown by several criteria for which is the better country for expats to live in: Colombia or Peru.

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The Murder of Noah Goldberg AKA ‘Medellin Paisa’

Posted on 02. Sep, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: A look at the 2012 murder of Noah Goldberg, an American sex tourism operator in Medellin, Colombia.

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