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 02. Nov, 2012 by Colin.
My arguments explaining why you should NOT vote.
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.
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A look at the controversy around bullfighting in Bogota, Colombia, as well as pics and descriptions of my day at the bullfights.
Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Discussing the link between poverty and sex tourism, and whether sex tourism is necessary in impoverished countries.
Posted on 07. May, 2012 by Colin.
The history of the coca leaf and its role in modern politics.
Posted on 02. May, 2012 by Colin.
Discussing the “image of Colombia” and gringo do-gooders’ criticism of Expat Chronicles for “perpetuating stereotypes.”
Posted on 26. Mar, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: My version of the DAS interviewing me as reported by Colombia Reports.
Posted on 21. Mar, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Detailing the last controversy among Colombia Reports readers about Expat Chronicles, re: FEMINISM.