I’m conflicted about Panama. On one hand it’s the place where the Americas meet, both physically and culturally, and a … Continue reading Panama: A Tale of Two Cities
Sometimes everyone needs a departure from the status quo. Like posts about Cristina Fernández or Brazil’s judicial system. This week … Continue reading Miami without a car
(via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) It’s tempting to keep talking about all the obvious things that make Pittsburgh great. The sports teams, … Continue reading What Latin America Taught Me About Pittsburgh
Is it an “up yours” to Brazil? A “take that” to China? A “please be my friend” gesture to the … Continue reading Pacific Alliance or Star Washington Consensus Students?
The election of Pope Francis is still the big story across Latin America. Everybody’s weighing in on what the world’s … Continue reading The Slum Pope
Poor Uruguay. Few people could find it on a map. Even fewer could tell what language is spoken. Fewer still … Continue reading “Argentines on Valium”
It turns out Quebec showed its Canadian side after all. I wrote a few months back how Montreal was mired … Continue reading La Vache Province – Part Deux