SUMMARY: Overview taken from Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the history of the cocaine industry in Colombia and its economic implications.
SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”
SUMMARY: An American expat in China explains his opinion on the prospect of revolution.
SUMMARY: Review of Mexican film Sin Nombre, which focuses on a Mexican gang member trying to escape his past and help an innocent Honduran girl safely enter the United States. Themes discussed include MS-13, immigration and human rights, love, and more.
SUMMARY: Why I believe Colombia will emerge to be a dynamic economy and one of the most influential countries in Latin America.
SUMMARY: Compelling photos from Colombia’s National Museum of Photography exhibit in Plaza Lourdes last month.
SUMMARY: Explaining how alcohol and drunkenness is NOT controversial in Latin America. In fact, not much is.
SUMMARY: I recently took a guided bike tour through Bogota, Colombia, with explanations from our guide and pictures.
SUMMARY: The combis, Peruvian buses, struck in Arequipa, stopping life as we know it.
SUMMARY: Some ugly details of Peru’s human rights record.