While Americans let off a 300-million strong sigh over last month’s revelation that the US government has a massive communications … Continue reading Latin America’s Double Standard on Spying
Unlike the tens of thousands of ordinary Argentines he “disappeared“, Jorge Rafael Videla, former general and head of Argentina’s 1976-1983 … Continue reading Echoes of the Past in Videla’s Passing
(via No Se Mancha) Back then, he was just a bishop on the bus. But he was a nervous bishop on … Continue reading Gay Rights and The Latin Church – Francis Called It
As I’m sitting in Buenos Aires eating one of the guiltiest pleasures known to man, a Chips Ahoy alfajor, I … Continue reading Cave diving for Dollars
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
In news that will shock nobody, Kelpers/Bennies, or residents of the Falklands, voted overwhelmingly to stay tied to Britain. In a … Continue reading Southern Rock – Another British Bailout
Cornelius Fleischhaker, whose IMF credentials put him in a privileged seat to see all the shenanigans in the organization’s fraught … Continue reading What have you done for me lately?