Posted on 07. Aug, 2013 by Colin.
Discussing the greatest obstacle to free trade in Peru: the national customs office, SUNAT.
Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by Colin.
Discussing the Serpost strike of 2012, which held up over 50,000 letters and packages for a month.
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.
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.
Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A critique of the false legacy of China’s beloved leader, Mao Zedong.
Posted on 22. Oct, 2012 by Colin.
Summary and review of The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King by Rich Cohen.
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by Colin.
My review of ‘Oblivion’ by Hector Abad Faciolince, which describes the life of a progressive paisa doctor killed by paramilitaries.
Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Review of The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa’s book on Dominican Republic’s dictator of 30 years, Rafael Trujillo.
Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A look at two artifacts of classism: car ownership and domestic servants.
Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Describing classism, status, and the importance of (perceived) social class in Latin America.