Other News recently announced the first results of a novel news partnership they just launched jointly with the US-based publication TheAnalysis.News — an online magazine aiming “to carry on the work of independent, in-depth, uncompromising journalism”. Roberto Savio, founder and […]
On the last day of November, 2018 the centre of the city of Buenos Aires was put on lock-down by the police, the military, and the secret services of twenty nations to protect their top government representatives; men and women […]
This is a new book chapter of mine on the use of local finance in South America to integrate national electrical grids into a UNASUR regional electric GRID which moves to 100% renewable inputs. Tony Phillips (2016), UNASUR-GRID: Financing Sustainable […]
I was invited to São Paulo by the Author, former Irish ambassador to the United Nations Michael Lillis, to attend the book launch of the Brazilian Portuguese version of their book. It was refreshing to see that even in the twenty-first century, this shadowy heroine is still capable of eliciting a fiery debate.
In the Americas the conquestshave yet to finish and thediscovery has yet to begin.Luis Felipe Noe, Argentina
In Latin America, oil and water don?t mix. Or do they?
Latin American neighbors, Argentina and Bolivia have recently undertaken a re-nationalizing of their natural resources each their own way and for different reasons. This article compares the public-private struggles for oil and water resources in Argentina and in Bolivia.
Trust seems like an old fashioned word these days but when it comes to government and economy a working level of trust is essential. Not everyone can be an economist or the overseer of operations on an international gas pipeline. […]
The drive from Paraguay to Rio de Janeiro was a long one. I crossed the chaotic border at the notorious smuggling town of Ciudad de Este to Foz do Iguacu. This put me on the Brazilian side of the triple […]
Even now as I sleep in Cusco, Peru, 3,300Metres into the Peruvian Andes, my dreams are filled with desperate attempts to traverse perilous roads. This phase of our journey finished here just days ago on October 20th, 2004; it began […]
Short-term Pain As a firm believer in form before function, sometimes, just sometimes it becomes necessary to take account of function and price. After six years driving the beautiful 1964 convertible Mercury Comet, I decided to free up some cash […]