As a correspondent based in Lima, Peru, I penned numerous articles for newspapers and magazines on a variety of subjects.
Wired | March 2014
The centerpiece of the Panama Canal's Third Lane Expansion project is an ambitious lock system featuring massive rolling gates. These eight 10-story-tall steel behemoths arrived in Panama and are awaiting installation in the new $5 billion facility.
Crimson Tide Kickoff | Fall 2011
Paul W. Bryant's inaugural season as Alabama's head football coach was capped with an appearance in the 1959 Liberty Bowl. This game was also the first time the team played an integrated squad. The importance of this contest is often overlooked but it is a critical chapter in Alabama's football progress toward integration.
Brazil Energy Handbook | December 2010
A commodities boom in Latin America allied with unprecedented population growth has supercharged the continent's energy sector. Nowhere is this more evident in Brazil. Political support has allied with public and private financial backing to fuel unprecedented advances and adress looming backlog of pending projects and severe needs.
Wild Fibers | Fall 2007
Archaeologists in Peru recently unearthed a trove of mummies near Lima, several of whom were adorned with the rainments of their profession. One was a weaver and she wore skeins of wool, a bag of her tools and examples of her workmanship. These are providing invaluable lessions about weavers from the Incan civilization.
New Civil Engineer | May 2007
For almost a century, the Panama Canal has been the invaluable conduit across the Western Hemisphere. But technology and shipbilding threaten to overtake it with new vessels far too large for the orginal locks. As a result an ambitious $5 billion project is underway to add a new channel featuring enormous locks capable of handling the world's largest shipping vessels.
Latin Trade | August 2006
Gaston Acurio revolutionized Peruvian cuisine by adapting traditional Andean dishes and preparing them for a high-end setting. With his place atop his country's gastronomical community assured, Acurio is looking further afield. He has launched new restaurants across Latin America and the United States with hopes Andean cuisine has the complexity and dynamism to conquer the world.