'A Paraguayan Getaway,' a Short Story by Christine Smallwood
A woman in Buenos Aires starts sleeping with an effete American. Together they get away to Paraguay, where the man's naïveté and weakness is laid bare.
Why Is Russia Trading Warplanes for Beef?
You don't often see major powers bartering food staples for weapons systems, but the recent move by Vladimir Putin is actually a savvy bit of strategic thinking.