Today is the day of Christopher Columbus, the man who simultaneously manages to be vilified by Latinos, championed by Italian-Americans, and claimed as native son by different cities across the […]
One of the most important meetings in Latin America’s economic and political calendar is happening later this week. It’s not happening in Latin America, and no Latin American leaders will be in the room. I’d bet money that nobody will even say the word “Latin”.
in a cheap attempt to turn this into a local “victory”, Brazil succeeded in glossing over serious issues around justice and the rule of law that made Ryan Lochte’s story so believable in the first place.
I get asked all the time if Rio de Janeiro is a safe place to visit. What’s complicated is that it’s better than you think but can be worse than you imagine.
The world will see clearer this week, and politicians across the hemisphere will be keen to hear, how Francis deals with a country and society that makes many Latin Americans deeply conflicted.
Arequipa is a gorgeous gem of a city tucked into Peru’s southern Andes. The “white city”, reminiscent of southern Spain, has a perfect year-round temperature, no tourists, and a wealth […]
Peddlers with the same mass-produced wares, painters accosting you with their portfolios (which look just like the ones you’ve seen 20 times before) and llama-toting hustlers. You’ll find them all […]