Explaining why I think Venezuela will see a dictator in its transition whether it be toward a market economy or further state control.
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.
A look at history which implies a right-wing autocrat is more likely to restore Venezuela to a market economy than a democratically elected leader.
SUMMARY: A reggaeton playlist to introduce gringos to the genre. Songs by Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, J Alvarez, Farruko, Wisin y Yandel, Cosculluela, Calle 13, and more.
Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.
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.
A playlist of rock en español hits, old and new, good and bad.
Telling the story of my second MIA incident, when I was selected (again) for extra screening for contraband.
A look at the 2013 murder of Canadian expat, Brad Deering, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
All about the littering customs in Latin America vs. the United States.
Explaining why, contrary to what a lot of idiots say, Latinas are not exotic.
A look at the significant Moorish and Arab footprint in Latin America.
Asking which is the best country to spend the rest of your days from Edward Snowden’s asylum options: Nicaragua, Bolivia, or Venezuela.
My Hugo Chavez Rant, a review of Blogging the Revolution by Francisco Toro and Juan Cristobal Nagel of Caracas Chronicles.