Tag Archives: politics

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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Peru Reports: English-Language News from Peru

Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by .


An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.

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Red Notice: International Business Adventure in Russia

Posted on 09. Aug, 2015 by .


Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.

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Kingdom of Thieves: El Cartucho, Bogota

Posted on 21. Dec, 2014 by .


An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.

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Documenting the Nicaragua Canal Route

Posted on 13. Oct, 2014 by .


A look at the proposed Nicaragua Canal, and an opportunity to support an effort to document with photos and testimony the planned path of the canal.

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Colombia Calling Radio

Posted on 02. Aug, 2014 by .


Alternate Title: Announcing Expat Chronicles Radio
Announcing my recent interview with Richard McColl on Colombia Calling Radio. Also announcing Expat Chronicles Radio … someday.

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SUNAT: Obstacle to Free Trade in Peru

Posted on 07. Aug, 2013 by .


Discussing the greatest obstacle to free trade in Peru: the national customs office, SUNAT.

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Serpost Strike: A Puzzling Move in Peru

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by .


Discussing the Serpost strike of 2012, which held up over 50,000 letters and packages for a month.

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