After firing my first maidservant in January, our difficulty in finding a babysitter and domestic maidservant illustrates the changing economy in Peru.
Venezuela sent Peru 70 tons of food to aid victims of the 2017 coastal El Niño climate event which has left hundreds of thousands of people homeless.
Flooding and landslides in Peru have not only left 90 dead and 100,000 homeless in rural provinces, they have also disrupted life in central Lima.
A look at unbelievably shoddy quality in a simple clothes rack which caused grave injury to my maidservant which required 10 stitches.
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.