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!
Category: latin america
Say No to Cocaine Shaming
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.
Just Checked, Restaurant Service Still Sucks
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.
When Readers Attack! ‘Chill Out about Judging Latin America’
Responding to a poorly educated reader who incorrectly characterizes the common Latin American custom of throwing used toilet paper in the trash.
Ugly American with the Lads at the Pub in Lima
Navigating the cultural nuances and language barriers of the English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh at an Irish pub in Lima. Alternate Title: An Ode to our Friends from the Other Side of the Pond.
Nicaragua Outlook for Expats in 2018
An expat in Nicaragua gives an overview on the Central American country in terms of food, weather, modernity, economy, crime, education and more.