Category: Political Commentary

Being Poor in Peru

Lima, Peru 27.04.2017 Three meter high fences around your home, topped with electric wiring and crushed glass. Why does a nice upper class area like the Miraflores neighbourhood in Lima have to make their homes look like fortresses? A big part of the reason is… Continue Reading “Being Poor in Peru”

Spanish, a Language of Oppression

Lima, Peru 25.04.2017 In modern times in South America the media, TV and radio, is the ultimate tool of choice for spreading the Spanish language throughout the continent. Media that is in English or other languages is mercilessly and ridiculously dubbed in Spanish before… Continue Reading “Spanish, a Language of Oppression”

Bolivia, a New Dawn?

La Paz, Bolivia. April 7th, 2017. Bolivian history is a violent one. Marked by a vicious cycle of endless robbery by a few elite criollos of Spanish and European descended people who make up the upper class, especially in the east of the country.… Continue Reading “Bolivia, a New Dawn?”

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