Christopher Dickey

Stories by Christopher Dickey

  • Panama's High-Profile Proconsul

    Ambassador Deane R. Hinton is eating waffles on his veranda overlooking Panama City. At 7:30 on a tropical morning, a hint of coolness seeps from the house through half-open glass doors. In the middle distance, birds wheel above the high-rise skyline. In other cities they might be sea gulls. Here they are vultures. Decaying, corrupt and vital to U.S. interests: this is Deane Hinton's kind of country. ...