SUMMARY: I put the smack down on idiots who want to hijack the word, American.
SUMMARY: American expats are increasingly renouncing their citizenship because the US government requires we pay taxes on income earned abroad.
SUMMARY: My top reggaeton pics from Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Wisin y Yandel, Nigga, Khriz y Angel, Luny Tunes, La Fabri-K, DJ Warner, Calle 13, Control Machete, Vakero, and ChocQuibTown.
SUMMARY: An intro to salsa with videos by Angel Canales, Ismael Rivera, Henry Fiol, Hector Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Joe Arroyo, Grupo Niche, and Luis Enrique.
SUMMARY: My Budweiser backpack is on its last legs. We had good times together, including a brief stint selling weed, an episode with a French customs agent, and undiscriminating access to competitor offices in Colombia.
SUMMARY: My observations of Mexican-American culture in my experiences over the summer, which include a trip to immigration court and a small rumble at a bicentennial festival.
SUMMARY: Overview taken from Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the US toppling of Guatemala’s elected government in 1954.
SUMMARY: I explain why rice sucks.
SUMMARY: Review of Mexican film Sin Nombre, which focuses on a Mexican gang member trying to escape his past and help an innocent Honduran girl safely enter the United States. Themes discussed include MS-13, immigration and human rights, love, and more.
SUMMARY: Luis Blasini from Borrowed Flesh describes a typical day in Tijuana, one of the most violent cities in Mexico.
SUMMARY: Description and pictures from my trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina, including European City, Argentine Women, BA’s Nocturnal Culture, Food: BA for Carnivores, Language: Argentine Spanish, Tango!, and Conclusion: Buenos Aires Doesn’t Suck.
Pictures of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
SUMMARY: A common street crime targeting tourists in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
It’s a bright Saturday afternoon in December 2007. We were walking along a side street on the way back to our hotel — only a few blocks off the Ave. Julio 9. Not many people around… Read more
SUMMARY: Short trip to Arica, Chile, a charming coastal town in northern Chile. Including a bizarre Border Incident.