Asking some tough questions about the seemingly open-and-shut case of human trafficking in Arequipa which involved Peru’s former top cop, Raul Becerra.
Speculative analysis on the murder of Olivia Arevalo and lynching of Sebastian Woodroffe in the Ucayali region of Peru. Alternate Title: Ayahuasca is Not the Safest Game in Town.
An update of three sex tourism operators in Latin America: David Strecker (Cuba Dave), Jay Harry Drivas (Colombia Jake) and Noah Goldberg (Medellin Paisa).
I slapped my son in public and earned the condemnation of a neighborhood Peruvian for being abusive. Could I have been charged for child abuse?
A look at Venezuela’s four possible endgame scenarios: Syria, Cuba, Pinochet or Negotiated Transition. Then, some politically incorrect thought experiments and my favorite articles from the latest action.
A look at the major shift in attitudes toward public corruption in Latin America.
An Englishman based in Ecuador tells what he saw while volunteering after the devastating 2016 earthquake.
Explaining why I think Venezuela will see a dictator in its transition whether it be toward a market economy or further state control.
The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.
An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.
Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.
Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?
Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.
An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.