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Book Review: The Country Under My Skin by Gioconda Belli

Note:  This review covers only a section of this book.  I write about Belli’s exile.   With Gioconda Belli being involved with the Sandinista and being ordered to go to Europe for safety while her organization tried to pull off … Continue reading

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“Autos and Progress: The Brazilian Search for Modernity” by Joel Wolfe

Juscelino Kubitschek (also known as JK and is what I’ll call him) ran for president in Brazil, 1955. As a presidential Candidate he had hopes for the country; He had a vision of a modern Brazil.  His campaign slogan was … Continue reading

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