The Indie List: Album Recommendations for August

The Indie List: Album Recommendations for August

This month, Luján Gambina brings us the debut albums of important local indie singer-songwriters Mauricio Mayer, Tomás Amante, and Lucio Mantel.

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Hand of Pod: Can Marcelo Tinelli Become AFA President?

Hand of Pod: Can Marcelo Tinelli Become AFA President?

This week's Hand of Pod reviews the latest action in the Copa Argentina and analyses popular TV personality Marcelo Tinelli's bid to become the next AFA president.

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The Politics of the Common Man

The Politics of the Common Man

In this month’s piece, José Natason analyses the 'common man' approach to politics adopted by the frontrunners in Argentina's presidential race.

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2015 Primaries: Six Key Themes as we Look to October

2015 Primaries: Six Key Themes as we Look to October

Marc Rogers dissects the results of Sunday's primaries to see what some of the key issues will be in the run up to October's presidential election.

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Hand of Pod: River Plate Win the Copa Libertadores

Hand of Pod: River Plate Win the Copa Libertadores

The Hand of Pod team digest River Plate's victory over Tigres in the Copa Libertadores final, booking them a ticket to the World Club Cup in Japan in December.

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VIDEO: Pechito, a Life on the Streets of Buenos Aires

VIDEO: Pechito, a Life on the Streets of Buenos Aires

Two former Indy journalists - Natasha Ali and Allendria Brunjes - provide a glimpse into the life of 'Pechito', a man who lived on the streets in Palermo for 12 years before his mysterious death in 2013.

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Welcome to Mesopotamia: Chapter VI

Welcome to Mesopotamia: Chapter VI

Daniel Tunnard continues the story of his move from the fury of Buenos Aires to the small town life of Concepción del Uruguay, some 230km north of the capital.

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Civil Code Reform: Has Argentina Privatised Access to its Rivers?

Civil Code Reform: Has Argentina Privatised Access to its Rivers?

Environmental groups say changes to regulations governing the use of land bordering navigable rivers and canals take away the public right to access these bodies of water.

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Hand of Pod: Boca Stay Top, River Draw in Libertadores Final

Hand of Pod: Boca Stay Top, River Draw in Libertadores Final

A look back at the latest goings on in Argentine football, with Boca Juniors strengthening their position as league leaders and River Plate drawing 0-0 in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores final.

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The Indy Guide to BA’s Alternative Music Venues (II)

The Indy Guide to BA’s Alternative Music Venues (II)

Luján Gambina explores the best venues for independent music and arts in Buenos Aires. This month, we visit Villa Crespo, Palermo, and Caballito.

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