The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.
A look at the enduring popularity of Alberto Fujimori and how it has propelled Keiko Fujimori to Peru’s runoff for president in 2016 elections.
Breaking down the overblown debate on the Associated Press’ use of the word “activist” to describe MRTA collaborator Lori Berenson.
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.
Book review and summary of Red Notice, in which American businessman Bill Browder takes on the Russian oligarchy in business and legal justice.
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.
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.
An excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma, in which Kendall finds himself in a tight situation with Colombia’s intelligence agency, DAS, after escaping prison.
Reasons Not to Work Abroad – a point-by-point response to Mark Manson’s article, “Why Young Americans Should Work Overseas.”
Detailing my experience applying and receiving a permanent resident, immigrant visa to the United States for my Peruvian wife.
Discussing the greatest obstacle to free trade in Peru: the national customs office, SUNAT.
Discussing the Serpost strike of 2012, which held up over 50,000 letters and packages for a month.
Asking which is the best country to spend the rest of your days from Edward Snowden’s asylum options: Nicaragua, Bolivia, or Venezuela.