My thoughts on why, in time, expats in Latin America may come to prefer the company of other expats in Latin America over non-expat gringos.
The story on a bad joke I inadvertently made which highlights racial and socioeconomic divisions in Peru and greater Latin America.
An update of three sex tourism operators in Latin America: David Strecker (Cuba Dave), Jay Harry Drivas (Colombia Jake) and Noah Goldberg (Medellin Paisa).
In Bolivia, President Evo Morales is trying to undo term limits so he can run for a fourth five-year term. Alternate title: “State of the Pink Tide Update.”
An essay challenging the conventional wisdom that Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is inept, but rather a brilliant strategist and political operator.
Explaining an old maxim from The Mick, “you have to play with them,” about embracing ambiguity and going with the flow. Very important in Latin America.
Explaining the importance of the “feet vote” and how it manifests in Latin America and beyond. Different ways to view how actions speak louder than words.
A look at Venezuela’s four possible endgame scenarios: Syria, Cuba, Pinochet or Negotiated Transition. Then, some politically incorrect thought experiments and my favorite articles from the latest action.
A look at how Hugo Chavez’s Petrocaribe program has helped shield Venezuela from regional action.
Transcripts from two in-depth interviews from expats in Buenos Aires about life and inflation in Argentina under business-friendly President Mauricio Macri.
Venezuela sent Peru 70 tons of food to aid victims of the 2017 coastal El Niño climate event which has left hundreds of thousands of people homeless.
My latest piece on Caracas Chronicles explains why President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is leading the region in calling for regime change in Venezuela.
A look at various comments from gringos and Latinos — as well as hybrids — about when is the appropriate age for girls to have their ears pierced.
An analysis of what President Donald Trump may have planned for socialist dictator President Nicolas Maduro’s regime in Venezuela.