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by | Sep 19, 2022

It is good news that two-thirds of Chile’s voters have rejected the new constitution proposed by a convention made up mostly of loonies. That result seems to have given hope to some who had begun to write off Latin America,…

by | Jul 12, 2022

I’m so far behind on my fourth novel, a Washington, D.C., mystery thriller, I’ve forgotten who the murderer is. But I had to take time to write an extra column on (Doctoress) Jill Biden’s unintentionally hilarious speech Monday at something…

by | Jan 15, 2022

Catholicism is rapidly losing ground to Protestants in Latin America, according to the Wall Street Journal. “Seven countries in the region — Uruguay, the Dominican Republic and five in Central America — had a majority of non-Catholics in 2018, according…

by | Dec 21, 2021

In Argentina, a song has been written about Javier Milei, the libertarian: Javier Milei, el último punk (“Javier Milei, the last punk”). In Spain, Centinela magazine gives away breakfast mugs with the message “Being conservative is the new punk.” And…

by | Aug 8, 2021

It is not breaking news that the Left tends to read strict texts as if they were highly interpretative Walt Whitman poems. It happens with the American Constitution all the time. Yet alarmingly, this phenomenon is spreading into the religious…

by | Jun 9, 2021

As illegal crossings at the southern border reach record-shattering levels, the Biden–Harris administration has struggled to reconcile its management of the surge with its attempt to break from Trump-era policy.  Vice President Kamala Harris’s weekend visit to Guatemala highlighted this…

by | Oct 31, 2019

As the World Series approached a finale, I was in Panama City — the one with the canal, not the popular spring break destination of the same name in the Florida panhandle. With every television in every sports bar or…

by | Jun 6, 2018

A seemingly odd fireman is fighting fires in Guatemala—Israel. Even before Guatemala’s Vulcan del Fuego resumed its restless sleep Sunday evening, Israel issued emergency aid from its embassy including $10,000 for medical purchases. The pyroclastic flow that erupted from Vulcan…

by | Jul 15, 2017

This week, two major scandals rocked Latin American politics as two former leftist presidents, “Lula” Luiz Inacio da Silva of Brazil (2003-2010) and Ollanta Humala of Peru (2011-2016), face severe charges for their corrupt dealings while they were president. Lula…

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