Ghost bikes and blue hearts, tragic symbols

The phenomenon of ghost bikes reaches worldwide. Even while I was still adjusting my understanding of Spanish to local dialect, the message communicated by the appearance of a ghost bike chained to a telephone pole in Quito’s Parque Carolina resonated … Continue reading

Am I the expert?

Unfortunately, an article of mine is getting some attention this week. It’s unfortunate, because it means that another woman is about to be executed in this country. The article is cited in an excellent piece in Slate by Dahlia Lithwick, … Continue reading