My latest piece on Caracas Chronicles explains why President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is leading the region in calling for regime change in Venezuela.
A recipe to make Aguardiente Sours using the standard Pisco Sour recipe with Colombian aguardiente instead of pisco.
Frito-Lay has introduced its fourth and fifth varieties of Doritos corn chips. Part of a series examining how “emerging” Peru’s economy is.
The story of my first empleada, or maidservant, in Latin America. I was 100% completely satisfied, and I fired her after six months.
Short vignette on how I spent $20 on water during lunch in Lima, Peru on Valentine’s Day.
Subjective comparison of Lima vs. Bogota for expats based on criteria including cost of living, weather, food, safety and more.
Highlights from a conversation I suffered with a Peruvian supporter of Donald Trump.
An anecdote on how to treat that proverbial line-jumper in Peru or greater Latin America.
Anecdote about my failure to sell brand-new diapers in an informal market in Lima illustrates rising buying power of middle-class Peru.
Contributed story from a Gonzo journalist who takes the hallucinogenic drug, San Pedro, on a 19-hour bus ride in southern Peru.
Arequipa in southern Peru is unaccommodating for children and offers few family-friendly activities.
A progressive liberal tells his account of a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.
Taking another look at La Moradita, the epic trainwreck soft-drink failure launched by Inca Kola in Peru. Maybe it started as a good idea?
Explaining the trend of shrinking family size in Latin America’s emerging middle class. One child is the new normal.