We keep hearing, verbatim, the same line, over and over again, from our advertising staff. They say the most common reason new clients give for declining to take an ad is because they believe, “…only locals read La Cuadra.” This has been happening with a regularity that makes us wonder if one of our competitors… full story HERE »
One of my favorite slogans of the 1960s Yippies is, “We are not Marxists. We’re Groucho Marxists.”
Groucho Marxists used comedy and outlandishness as a political tool. They believed revolution should be a party, a circus, a festival of irony and absurdity that raised political awareness and paved the way for real… full story HERE »
Over the past few years, as the planet has fallen further into the shitpile, La Cuadra has featured the good works of many not for profit, non-governmental organizations which struggle to humanize our host country, make life better for the poorest and most at risk Guatemalans, and foster development in Central America. While we remain… full story HERE »
The long term ex-pats of San Pedro and the long term ex-Pats of Antigua look upon one another with a more or less equal sense of bewilderment. Those of us in Antigua can’t figure out how anyone could possibly want to live in a town that small, with that many fake hippies, and being surrounded… full story HERE »
I have certain friends who, when they say, “Hey, man I’ve got a really great idea,” my mind turns to memories of wayyyy too much booze, blurry images of table dancers, the police, a killer hangover, three rounds of increasingly stronger antibiotics and finally a lawyer.
Now, I’m not saying (on the strict counsel of that… full story HERE »