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 24. Nov, 2015 by Colin.
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.
Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by Colin.
An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.
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. Jun, 2015 by Colin.
Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.
Posted on 21. Jan, 2015 by Colin.
Previewing the Expat Chronicles Podcast, including a free download of a chapter from the Mad Outta Me Head audiobook.
Posted on 20. Jan, 2015 by Colin.
A look at Inca Kola’s epic failure to sell a chicha morada soda.
Posted on 03. Aug, 2014 by Colin.
Announcing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) with The Mick today.
Posted on 02. Aug, 2014 by Colin.
Alternate Title: Announcing Expat Chronicles Radio
Announcing my recent interview with Richard McColl on Colombia Calling Radio. Also announcing Expat Chronicles Radio … someday.
Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.
Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
A look at the 2013 murder of Canadian expat, Brad Deering, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by Colin.
In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.