On Now: Allende, Death of a President

On Now: Allende, Death of a President

On a new anniversary of the 1973 coup, Celina Andreassi talks to Jorge Booth, the actor playing late Chilean president Salvador Allende in this theatre play that goes through the last minutes of his life.

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Book Review: The Militant Song Movement in Latin America

Book Review: The Militant Song Movement in Latin America

Ramona Wadi reviews 'The Militant Song Movement in Latin America: Chile, Uruguay and Argentina', a new book that explores how music emerged as an expression of social change during the region's turbulent transitions in the second half of the 20th century.

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Chile: Congress Dismantles Pinochet’s Electoral Legacy System

Chile: Congress Dismantles Pinochet’­s Electoral Legacy System

The lower chamber of Chile's congress has approved sweeping changes to the country's electoral code in a decisive shift away from the legacy of Pinochet's regime.

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Grondona’s Legacy: Life Without The Godfather of Argentine Football

Grondona’­s Legacy: Life Without The Godfather of Argentine Football

Rafa López Binaghi analyses how the death of Julio Grondona, AFA president for 35 years, will affect Argentine football, and whether his successors will seize the opportunity for change.

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Estela de Carlotto’s Grandson Found

Estela de Carlotto’­s Grandson Found

After a 35-year search, the head of Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, Estela de Carlotto, found her grandson, whose mother had been killed by the dictatorship.

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The BRICS Bank and China’s Increasing Clout in Latin America

The BRICS Bank and China’s Increasing Clout in Latin America

The BRICS Development Bank agreed in Brazil marks another step towards a new global financial system, while China extends its influence in Latin America. Kamilia Lahrichi reports.

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Argentina, Turning its Back on Ecology: Interview with Sergio Federovisky

Argentina, Turning its Back on Ecology: Interview with Sergio Federovisky

Kristie Robinson sat down with one of Argentina's most respected environmental journalists to talk to him about his new book, and where the country stands on environmental issues in general.

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Editorial: Debunking Mark Lynas

Editorial: Debunking Mark Lynas

Kristie Robinson responds to yesterday's Buenos Aires Herald interview with Mark Lynas, and picks apart some of his arguments.

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La Tribu Celebrates a Quarter of a Century

La Tribu Celebrates a Quarter of a Century

FM La Tribu, one of Buenos Aires' first community radio stations, turns 25 today. The Indy joins in the celebrations for this quarter of a century of one of the region's most important alternative media outlets.

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Club Independiente: After a Season in Hell, What Next?

Club Independiente: After a Season in Hell, What Next?

Independiente has endured a nightmare year on and off the field, but after securing promotion back to the top division can the club regain its former glory? Rafa López Binaghi reports.

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