Managing Editor: Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas, a financial and economic consultancy. He holds an MBA in finance from Rice University and bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science from Boston University and the University of Waikato. He was the founding editor in chief of the PanAm Post. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Posts by Fergus:
Chile’s Constitutional-Convention Train Wreck
August 31, 2022 Why Bolivia Is a Narco Paradise
August 10, 2022 What Riots in Ecuador Portend
August 3, 2022 How ZEDEs Can Be a Geopolitical Tool against China
July 6, 2022 What Has Enabled Open Season for Illegal Migration
May 11, 2022 How Guatemala Can Escape Dependency
December 8, 2021 Nicaragua’s Untold Story under Daniel Ortega
October 12, 2021 The Need for Alternative Media in Central America
September 22, 2021 Colombia Must Not Submit to Marxist Terrorism
May 31, 2021 Colombia no debe someterse al terrorismo marxista
May 31, 2021 Stephen Harper’s Tough Love for Never Trumpers
September 2, 2020 El amor severo de Stephen Harper por los Anti-Trump
September 2, 2020 Funcionario de era Obama hizo que la caravana de migrantes sea posible
October 26, 2018 The Deep Stater Undermining Trump in Central America
October 26, 2018 Guatemalan Politico Questions Disabilities Law, May Lose Congressional Immunity
March 30, 2017 The Antidote to Castro Apologists
December 7, 2015 La guerra civil en Guatemala perdura
August 11, 2015 How Guatemala’s Civil War Wages On
August 1, 2015 Fox Business Airs the Truth about Venezuela’s Socialist Revolution
June 21, 2015 Cuba’s Rise and Fall in Half an Hour
March 12, 2015 Honduras Takes Libertarian Honors for Student Activism
February 15, 2015 Brutal Honesty on the Failure of Latin America
June 25, 2014
Activists Choose Utopian Dreams over Consensus
The Black Market Reigns Supreme amid Confiscatory Regime
Leftist Agitators Cause Chaos to Attain Political Victories
The Case for US Backing of Special Economic Zones
Perfect Storm of Policies Leaves US Southern Border Open
Country's Elite Must Confront History of Violence, Exclusion
Faux Election Portends New Migrant Exodus
Dishonest Coverage Turns Blind Eye to Destructive Socialism
Violent National Strike Is Path to Destruction
El violento paro nacional es el camino a la destrucción
Conservative Chattering Class Must Listen to Populist Concerns
Los intelectualoides conservadores deben escuchar las preocupaciones populistas
El menosprecio de Todd Robinson por la diplomacia, la ley y las políticas de Trump ha exacerbado el flujo de migrantes y drogas ilegales hacia EE. UU.
Obama Apparatchik Still Meddles In, Wants to Run Guatemala
Unusual Case Raises Specter of Muzzling the Opposition
Peruvian novelist and Nobel Laureate Marío Vargas Llosa once quipped that the greatest producer of anti-capitalist, anti-US propaganda was none other than the United States.
Si busca detalles sobre la historia de Claudia Paz y Paz, la ex fiscal general de Guatemala (2010-2014), y lo que ella simboliza, no tiene más que revisar en la reciente serie de seis reportajes escritos por Steve Hecht y David Landau. Ellos han realizado un trabajo meticuloso al aclarar la enorme diferencia entre la imagen de esta mujer como académica de derechos humanos en la Universidad de Georgetown, en Washington DC, y la realidad sobre el terreno, en Centroamérica.
If you want insights into the history of Claudia Paz y Paz, former attorney general of Guatemala (2010-2014), and what she symbolizes, look no further than the recent six-part series of reports from Steve Hecht and David Landau.
The crisis in Venezuela has gradually been seeping into large media outlets in the Unites States and Canada, and earlier this month I had the opportunity to appear on Stossel to explain why the Chavista push for "social justice" has led to nothing short of a nightmare.
Few if any nonprofits have supported my intellectual development to the degree of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS). Nestled on the University of Miami campus, their media footprint, publications, and on-site events demonstrate exemplary productivity.
Each year the who's who of young libertarian and classical-liberal activists descend on Washington, DC, and they recognize their most successful peers. The highest honor of the 2015 International Students for Liberty Conference, for an individual "alumnus" or role model, went to whistleblower Edward Snowden, but the budding Honduran branch of the international organization garnered victory for the event of the year.
To so many in the Anglosphere, Latin America is a mystery. The barriers of language, religion, and colonial history lead to endless confusion and leave untapped the potential for fruitful relationships.