Colombia is usually associated with drug cartels, guerrilla wars andviolence. But the biggest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico is changing.The economy is already larger, by some measures, than South Africa’s; ifpeace talks are successful, it will do better still. This free ebook is anindispensable guide to the new Colombia, reproducing a magazine publishedearlier this year by the Financial Times.FT writers interview President Juan Manuel Santos and profile both theBogota establishment and young Colombians to watch. They explore thedevelopment challenges of the Colombian outback and the rise of a newnational export - security expertise ranging from bullet proof fashion tomercenaries. Essays by Oscar Naranjo, former head of the national police,and Malcolm Deas, historian, provide furt...
Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, Nonfiction, Travel, Latin America
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 October 2018 onward
Defined by its “Pura Vida” attitude and shorelines untainted by any form of commercialism or high-rise buildings, the district of Nosara is a small coastal town renowned for its surf and yoga culture within the tropical jungle. Located on the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific side of Costa Rica, this is not a destination for the faint of heart traveler. With its winding unpaved bumpy roads, getting there is part of the journey....
Genre: Nonfiction, Travel, Latin America
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 October 2018 onward
The Insider's Guide to the Best of Mexico is a unique collection of insider stories that you won't find anywhere else. It's your passport to a country full of color, culture, and contrasts. Forty-two writers, artists, educators, travelers, business owners and others share their experiences inside today's Mexico. Most of those who contributed stories are expatriates who have found opportunity and inspiration in Mexico. From hidden beaches to one-of-a-kind art to historic gems, The Insider's Guide to the Best of Mexico offers both recommendations and revelations.These stories are neither formal guidebook, social commentary, nor a substitute for unbiased news. They are an effort to share a landscape and lifestyle that have found a place in the hearts of so many.Whether you are contemplating y...
Genre: Nonfiction, Travel, Essays & Travelogues, Latin America
Size: 136 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 October 2018 onward