A rant to Wife about the futility of worrying about shootings and gun violence, part of the ‘This is America’ series.
Latin America must show it is not impotent in the face of dictatorship in Venezuela. It’s time for South America to clean up its own back yard!
A rebuttal against a Guardian op-ed which argues that white, middle-class cocaine users are complicit in the violence of narcoterrorism and the drug war.
An anecdote from the ever-growing Venezuelan diaspora in Lima, Peru and how it has evolved from the highly educated to the … not so much.
Navigating the cultural nuances and language barriers of the English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh at an Irish pub in Lima. Alternate Title: An Ode to our Friends from the Other Side of the Pond.
Colombia Politics’ Kevin Howlett gives the casual Colombia watcher an overview of the 2018 presidential elections pitting Ivan Duque against Gustavo Petro, Sergio Fajardo and more.
An expat in Nicaragua gives an overview on the Central American country in terms of food, weather, modernity, economy, crime, education and more.
We need security guards with an AR-15 in every classroom of every American school. We don’t need less guns snowflakes, we need more!
Ecuador-based analyst Justin Perry offers his insight why the referendum to impose presidential term limits is not the good news it seems to be.
An anecdote illustrating the vengeful pettiness in Peruvian politics from the municipal governments of Surco and Chorrillos in Lima, Peru.
In Bolivia, President Evo Morales is trying to undo term limits so he can run for a fourth five-year term. Alternate title: “State of the Pink Tide Update.”
An essay challenging the conventional wisdom that Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is inept, but rather a brilliant strategist and political operator.
A look at how Hugo Chavez’s Petrocaribe program has helped shield Venezuela from regional action.
Transcripts from two in-depth interviews from expats in Buenos Aires about life and inflation in Argentina under business-friendly President Mauricio Macri.