Richard Arghiris

Richard Arghiris

Richard Arghiris is a British writer and freelance journalist with more than a decade of experience living and travelling in Latin America. He has authored, co-authored, or otherwise contributed to a range of best-selling guidebooks on the region.

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13 tourists die in Nicaragua shipwreck

Thirteen Costa Ricans drowned last Saturday 23 January when a tourist boat capsized off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. According to the Nicaraguan authorities, an official storm warning had been...

Cubans slam Republican primary candidates

“The things he has said are completely ridiculous,” said one. “Totally incoherent,” said another. Donald Trump – the Republican Presidential hopeful who infamously branded Mexican migrants ‘criminals’ and ‘rapists’ (carefully...

Sean Penn’s ‘experiential journalism’ gets El Chapo edit

Hollywood actor Sean Penn has criticized audiences for failing to understand his ‘experiential journalism’. Last week, Rolling Stone magazine published the actor’s exclusive 10,000-word account of his notorious meeting with...