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The Gringo YouTubers Getting Latin America to Hit Subscribe

June 24, 2020

An empty bookshelf and a stray bath towel serve as a makeshift background, framing a blonde 20-something in a bright yellow Colombian soccer jersey “Today, I am going to tell you why I prefer to live here rather than in my own country,” says Zach Morris in Spanish These opening words soon catapulted the South Carolina native to YouTube influencer status in Colombia https://wwwyoutubecom/watchv=l5h9x266XAs&t=3s Since he posted it in 2016, Morris’ 5-minute video has racked up over 11 million views, and he’s amassed an army of 950,000 subscribers who comment, engage and...

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