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.
My pledge to place a permanent Donald Trump banner ad on this site if he ever negotiates for Mexico to build a wall on their border with the United States.
I had a dream about Republican frontrunner Donald Trump asking me to endorse his candidacy.
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.
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.
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.
Alternate Title: Announcing Expat Chronicles Radio
Announcing my recent interview with Richard McColl on Colombia Calling Radio. Also announcing Expat Chronicles Radio … someday.
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.
In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.