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.
This piece is adapted from Frank Bruni’s 10/27/2013 Sunday Review piece in the New York Times. Removing some more colorful descriptions of Rome, and switching the words in bold, I adapted […]
I don’t write a lot about the Caribbean, and it’s somewhat of a shame to not tie up the fascinating social and economic histories of the Caribbean with the rest […]
Americans aren’t the only ones that pause to reflect on this terrible September day. While we mourn our own loss of life and a sense of security, and mark the […]
Unlike the tens of thousands of ordinary Argentines he “disappeared“, Jorge Rafael Videla, former general and head of Argentina’s 1976-1983 military junta, today died of old age in prison – with […]
A tourist today asked me how to get to the corner of “Avenue of the Americas and Houston (pronounced like the city in Texas) Street”. This would cause many a […]