A look at the curious blunder by the CEO of Goya Foods which resulted in a call to boycott the Hispanic foods company.
Category: latin america
Don’t Think about Venezuela
Why Venezuela is not a good play for investing time or money. Maybe not even the time and effort to read this.
TIA: ‘Pickup time is at 3:30’
Three brief anecdotes illustrate the adjustment to monochronic time orientation in Gringolandia (as opposed to polychronic in Latin America).
‘Latino’ is Not a Race
Explaining my typical gringo transformation from seeing “Latino” as a race, which it’s not, to a culture. Inspired by a poem by Noel Quiñones.
Let’s Go to Cuba … Before It’s Ruined!
A few less-than-ringing endorsements from recent visitors to Cuba, followed by why I’d still like to go (before it’s ruined).
The Latin Music Continuum for Expats
Describing the two extremes when it comes to gringo expats and Latin music, from the Idiot Abroad who doesn’t like anything to the Full Retard who is trying too hard to be liked.