Fausta Wertz was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She’s a graduate of the University of Georgia and has an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She blogs at Fausta’s blog on American and Latin American politics, news, current events and culture.
Fausta podcasts daily at 11AM Eastern at Fausta’s 15 Minutes on Latin America.
Fausta also writes on Latin America at Real Clear World.
THE COMMENTS IN THE COMMENT SECTION ARE MADE BY PEOPLE OTHER THAN FAUSTA AND DO NOT REFLECT HER OPINION.
Every Monday Fausta posts the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean:
Fausta on NPR’s Tell Me More
What other blogs say
Technicalities: “She also was wearing terrific shoes.”
Funnimetric: “Por que no paras de teclar?”
GM’s Corner: “Fausta is one of the really good bloggers around.”
Spanish Pundit: “Her blog is really witty.”
Blog For Cuba: “To me, her blog seems a reflection of a wonderfully urbane, inquisitive mind, tempered with character and class.”
Best of the Web, “Blogress Fausta Wertz translates the latest statement. . .”
Alexandra, “The incredibly talented Fausta”
Daily Pundit, “The wizard who runs The Bad Hair Blog . . .”
Danielle Cutler: “Charles, James Lileks, and Fausta
WeissWertz are the Warren Buffets of blogging”.
Enlighten-New Jersey, “Fausta’s Blog has a great new look, very easy on the eyes”
Francis, “she writes at length, and very well. She also posts quite frequently, making Bad Hair Blog a treat for the voracious reader.”
Jane “Hey You, Yeah You- You belong at the Bad Hair Blog.”
Jim “Very cool.” “. . .one of the Garden State’s premier bloggers.”
Kathleen “Fausta has a great handle on all things European and political. Go and read her!”
Ken: “a lady who writes prolifically, intelligently, and beautifully: Fausta.”
Mahablog, “Fausta, dear, you are extremely dim. And extremely dangerous.”
The Manolo “You remain as always super fantastic!”
Philomathean, “The inestimable Fausta has been doing a fine job covering Latin America’s accelerating slide into socialism, nationalism, dictatorship and economic chaos.”
Right, wing-nut! “Fausta, my new favorite Jersey girl.”
Rob, “Quality stuff”.
Roberto “My type of blogger!!”
Sigmund, Carl, and Alfred, “Fausta has the touch”, and later on, “As a rule of thumb, if Fausta isn’t happy, ‘ain’t nobody happy.’”
Val: “if it’s news, she’s on it with her usual wit and lucid commentary.”
James Wolcott: “Predictably, rightwing bloggers are bouncing off their padded walls.”