Be 19 years old. Unconscious at 3:00 am in the parking lot of a renowned restaurant/bar in Bogota. Be a female: a Victim. Wearing a mini-skirt… a slut. In November, 2013, this case spurred an agitated social debate. On one hand were activists and women’s rights organizations advocating for female’s liberty of choice. On the other… Read More I wear slutty shorts, so what?
Rail service is often the most cost-effective available alternative for shipping agricultural commodities in the Upper Midwest Region of the United States. The recent energy boom has created new competition for the use of shipping services. As oil has taken up freight space on railways, it has become more costly for farmers in states like… Read More No TRain, No Grain: thoughts on Wheat, Trains and Oil production
I got interested in Puerto Rico’s coffee market because I decided to embark–solo, as it should be done if you are to have fun for an unnecessarily long time– on the adventure of conducting some research on the possibility of implementing agricultural policies to further environmental service provision and biodiversity conservation in PR. After almost… Read More Shady business–some thoughts on the regulation of the coffee sector in Puerto Rico