Tag Archives: politics

WINNING My Donald Trump Pledge

Posted on 16. Nov, 2016 by .

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Early signs indicate I will not have to fulfill my Donald Trump Pledge of posting a “Make America Great Again” banner on this blog.

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The Battle for Venezuela Begins

Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 by .

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Explaining how Venezuela’s political crisis is now a “warm war” with highlights from the first day.

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Grab Them by the Pussy

Posted on 16. Oct, 2016 by .

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On my fascination with the latest quote from Donald Trump, “Grab them by the pussy.”

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Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by .

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A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.

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Have you no sense of decency, Dilma?

Posted on 02. Sep, 2016 by .

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My take on ousted President Dilma Rousseff’s inappropriate reaction to her impeachment by Brazil’s congress.

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Ending the End of the Pink Tide

Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 by .

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My attempt to moderate the neoliberals’ glee at the “receding pink tide” in Latin America, because growing opposition to free trade is a greater obstacle.

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When to Impose Your Gringo Values on Other Cultures?

Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 by .

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The story of an Expat Chronicles video irreversibly removed from YouTube for a violation in offending gringo values.

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Why Venezuela is More Like Syria than Cuba

Posted on 16. May, 2016 by .

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Explaining why I think Venezuela will see a dictator in its transition whether it be toward a market economy or further state control.

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Non-Profit Work in Colombia: Easy Money?

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .

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The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.

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Understanding Fujimorismo in Peru

Posted on 05. May, 2016 by .

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A look at the enduring popularity of Alberto Fujimori and how it has propelled Keiko Fujimori to Peru’s runoff for president in 2016 elections.

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