VIDEO: The Indy Meets… Trans Activist Kalym Soria

VIDEO: The Indy Meets… Trans Activist Kalym Soria

The Indy speaks to activist Kalym Soria - the first male transsexual to change his gender on national IDs under the 2012 identity law - about his story and the challenges facing Argentina's trans community.

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The Indy Eye: Protests Against State Layoffs

The Indy Eye: Protests Against State Layoffs

On Friday 29th January a number of protests took place across Buenos Aires in solidarity with the 25,000 public sector workers who have lost their jobs over the last month and a half.

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‘I Am Not a Ñoqui’ – The Story Behind the State’s Mass Layoffs

‘I Am Not a Ñoqui’ – The Story Behind the State’s Mass Layoffs

Almost 25,000 public sector workers have been fired in the last month and a half. Azzura Lalani investigates what's behind the government's intention to 'trim down' the State.

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Café Cortázar: A Palermo Corner Pays Homage to the Great Writer

Café Cortázar: A Palermo Corner Pays Homage to the Great Writer

Bala Chambers explores the recently opened Café Cortázar, the first one themed on the Argentine literary giant.

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Culture Or Commerce: The Art of Book-Selling in Buenos Aires

Culture Or Commerce: The Art of Book-Selling in Buenos Aires

Operating in an industry facing intense pressure from online competition, Buenos Aires' independent booksellers remain confident that the city's rich cultural traditions will survive.

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Indy Explainer: The Arrest of Milagro Sala

Indy Explainer: The Arrest of Milagro Sala

We put a spotlight on the case that has sparked controversy and further exposed the divisions in Argentine politics and society.

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The Indy Eye: Havana, a City in Transition

The Indy Eye: Havana, a City in Transition

Havana is transforming as Cuba gradually opens up its economy. During a recent visit, Indy photographer Camille Ayral attempted to capture the mood of local residents in this period of change.

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VIDEO: The Nisman Mystery, One Year On

VIDEO: The Nisman Mystery, One Year On

One year after the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, The Indy speaks to lawyer and journalist Facundo Pastor about the questions yet to be answered.

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Il Festival de Música: A Month of Free Music Outside the Teatro Colón

Il Festival de Música: A Month of Free Music Outside the Teatro Colón

Il Festival de Música will include 19 concerts, ballets, and operas projected in a big screen outside the Teatro Colón for all to see.

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Imagine, Then Think: Francis Alÿs at MALBA

Imagine, Then Think: Francis Alÿs at MALBA

Erika Teichart reviews Malba's through-provoking exhibition on Belgian-Mexican artist Francis Alÿs, exploring complex geo-political themes such as migration and war through innovative artforms.

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