Donald Trump’s Hate Crime

*This article was written in 2015, before Donald Trump was elected president. The recent attempt to overthrow the US government simply seems the inevitable culmination of years of hate-mongering, lies…

The Heart of the Mayan World – Guatemala, Hope and an Era of Peace!

Among all of the countries of Central America, Guatemala is the most populated, most diverse and culturally the richest. I have returned to the Mayan heartland many times and, in…

Viva la Revolution! Nicaragua is Safe… And Very Hot…

The Nicaraguan flag (as one could guess) It has been several years since I was last in Nicaragua and, like many academics of my generation, Nicaragua has always been more…

Riosucio, Caldas; The Devil, Slavery & Parties

The trip from mountainous, beautiful Manizales to Medellin is only 184 kilometres, however the best case scenario by bus takes 4 hours. The scenery is dramatic and in order to…

The Ups and Downs of Central Colombia

So… Wow. Aside from volcanic rock, the rest of the environment is so green as to almost assault the senses. From bird to plantations this country is alive and feels…

Reciprocity

This is a bit of a touchy subject. Reciprocity or an eye for an eye as some biblical phrase reads always has its supporters. From the death penalty to boarder…

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