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.
A few less-than-ringing endorsements from recent visitors to Cuba, followed by why I’d still like to go (before it’s ruined).
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.
Latin America must show it is not impotent in the face of dictatorship in Venezuela. It’s time for South America to clean up its own back yard!
A rebuttal against a Guardian op-ed which argues that white, middle-class cocaine users are complicit in the violence of narcoterrorism and the drug war.
A look at the inferior restaurant service in Peru and greater Latin America, with anecdotes from the cities where I’ve lived: Lima, Bogota and Arequipa.