Tony D'Souza

Tony D'Souza

Tony D'Souza is a Sarasota, FL, based journalist and former Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Ivory Coast and Madagascar. In 2006-2007, he drove from Florida to Nicaragua on assignment for Outside, a six-month trip that he wrote about in, "The Boomtown, The Gringo, The Girl, And Her Murder." He has ridden one-speed bicycles on long journeys all around the world.  


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...