Gringo

15 Feb 19
Global Americans

On our sixth episode, Chris Sabatini and Ken Frankel speak to Alma Guillermoprieto, award-winning Mexican journalist, to discuss Nicaragua’s past, the real reason behind the rise of Bolsonaro, and which country makes the best ceviche.

15 Feb 19
The Butcher Shop

With Trump signing the new improved budget from congress we move into phase two of the great border war. The president wanted five billion, I think he got one. Kay Sarah Sarah. One must ask how many billions went to Saudi Arabia to keep the prince in caviar. Anyway, congress did give Trump a check, […]

15 Feb 19
Travelling The World On A Shoestring Budget

….eat early and often As the gringo tries to forget his pride and dignity in Colombia, he’ll have to navigate an increasingly complex world of movie auditions, public transportation, youth hostels, international romance, bootlegged DVDs, congressional aides, the informal economy, and a non-hijacking situation Please view/share the book “48,000,000 Colombians Can’t Be Wrong,” by Brian […]

15 Feb 19
Ghanaboy

One of Ghana’s great Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale,the Shatta Movement boss has bid farewell wishes to Shatta Michy and her birthday. In a photo he shared on his instagram page @shattawalenima and twitter page as well @shattawalegh,hours ago,the Gringo crooner asserted that, ‘Happy Day to all my ex’s💕….Majesty’s mum and Nshira’ mum.Hope you guys celebrate […]

15 Feb 19
Through the looking glass

Hace poco, tuve que enfrentar a alguien, pararlo en seco, hacerle una pregunta de esas directas y contundentes, que los gringos llaman yes/no question; y obtener, por fin, una respuesta, directa. Ese alguien era mi jefe. Y la respuesta que necesitábamos, la instrucción final para proceder con una transacción clave para la oficina. Primero que […]

15 Feb 19
It seemed like a good idea when i saw the advert

After a morning learning about ‘the city’s most famous criminal’ this afternoon I spent walking around the centre of Medellin, learning about the history of the city and the region. Since it is definitely more than just one man! (Also excuse me if I get some of my brief history wrong here) Anyway, the Medellin […]

15 Feb 19
The Sluggish Line

Another character dialogue exercise. These little moments are cathartic. #fiction Hey! Excuse Me! Bourbon Por favor? Man, who do I have to blow to get a drink around here? ::laughing:: Are you okay? Do need some help? Normally, no. I thought I spoke fluent alcoholic but I guess not in Mexico. Diego! Un Bourbon para […]

15 Feb 19
Russia News Now

Illustration by Nathaniel St. Clair Here’s the bullet-point version: + It’s imperialism. + It’s American imperialism, a bipartisan national project. + American imperialism is the global management of capitalist class power. + It’s a binary situation in which one side or the other will win via the use and threat of armed force. + It’s […]

15 Feb 19
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15 Feb 19
Les Americanos

We have seen it time and time again. A country goes into a civil war or some catastrophe and pleads for help. The United States intervenes, in one way or another, and then a few years later that particular country goes through economic, political hardship. In the end, the United States is blamed for all […]

15 Feb 19
KenneyTranquillo

All throughout my life, I’ve been a slightly below average at best athlete, however, it’s my motor and willingness to try that allows me to narrowly avoid being picked last on the courtyard or gym class (except baseball…  but let’s not go into that). Here in the coast of Colombia where I live, I was […]

15 Feb 19
jeandaveevans

After leaving Cathy and Gord at Puerto Cayo, we traveled by bus to our new Airbnb with Ed and Janice at Ballenita. Ballenita is a small little town on the coast between Puerto Lopez and La Libertad. They have a few small stores, several small restaurants, a couple of bakeries, a nice beach and a […]