Category Archives: Econ / Finance

Steph Hits The News Again – Twice In One Day

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

Steph is in the news again. This time twice in the same day. First, in a story in MSN Money: Second, in a story on FoxNews: The Fox story included a link to our Travel web site,, …

Weavers 2.0

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

  The 22 highland weavers of Patacancha, Peru received payment for goods sold today. Their efforts to revitalize and maintain the skills of the ancient craft were rewarded with a small percentage of the millions of tourist dollars that annually …


Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

In the early 1900s Argentina was the second richest country in the world. In subsequent decades its middle class enjoyed a very high standard of living. The country was rich in seemingly infinite natural resources, copious crop producing areas whose …