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. Continue reading Francis in another America
This piece is adapted from Frank Bruni’s 10/27/2013 Sunday Review piece in the New York Times. Removing some more colorful descriptions … Continue reading Argentina Breaks Your Heart, by Frank Bruni
I don’t write a lot about the Caribbean, and it’s somewhat of a shame to not tie up the fascinating … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean
Americans aren’t the only ones that pause to reflect on this terrible September day. While we mourn our own loss … Continue reading September 11th Elsewhere
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
A tourist today asked me how to get to the corner of “Avenue of the Americas and Houston (pronounced like … Continue reading Has Sixth Avenue Brought the Americas Closer Together?