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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On Now: Ramón Ayala

On Now: Ramón Ayala

Artist Marcos López's directorial debut 'Ramón Ayala' is playing throughout June at Malba, with subtitles in English. Wendy Gosselin reviews the film, and finds it to be a visual delight.

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Carpa Villera: Bringing the Periphery to the Centre

Carpa Villera: Bringing the Periphery to the Centre

Last April, social organisations set up a tent at the city centre to demand that the needs of villa residents be met. Marc Rogers spoke to those behind the protest.

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Argentina’s Ten-Yearly Crisis

Argentina’­;s Ten-Yearly Crisis

Many Argentines believe that the country is forever doomed to experience a periodic economic shock. Why? Alejandro Bercovich breaks it down.

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