Tony D'Souza

The bay at San Juan del Sur

Books: Gringo Nightmare

An American imprisoned for the murder of his ex-girlfriend in a Nicaraguan surf town finally clears the air—sort of.

Eric Volz

Behind Bars: Q&A with Eric Volz

In the June 2007 feature story “The Boomtown, the Gringo, the Girl, and Her Murder" Tony D’Souza reports on the murder trial of American ex-pat Eric Volz in Nicaragua. On March 26, 2007, after months...


The Boomtown, the Gringo, the Girl, and Her Murder

When a local beauty turned up dead in Nicaragua's San Juan del Sur, the dream of paradise became a nightmare for one expat American surfer. He got 30 years and, predictably, a media melee ensued...

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