Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part II)

Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part II)

In part II of this English-language exclusive for The Indy, El Salvador's 'El Faro' digs further into Central America's migration crisis, seeking answers for why so many people are running away.

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Author Spotlight: Jessica Talbot

Author Spotlight: Jessica Talbot

Sarah Moses catches up with New Zealand author and psychologist Jessica Talbot, whose new book 'Picaflor' describes her search for 'home' in South America.

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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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Things You Learn When You Live In Argentina

Things You Learn When You Live In Argentina

If you spend some time in Argentina as an expat, you will acquire many exotic new facts, some of which you could never have imagined before. Daniel Tunnard helps speed up the learning process...

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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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Argentina’s Supply Law: What’s all the Fuss About?

Argentina’­;s Supply Law: What’s all the Fuss About?

The Senate approved changes to the country's 1974 Supply Law this week, amid widespread criticism from opposition parties and industry leaders. But is it such a big deal?

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Dams and Deforestation: The Human Contribution to Natural Disasters

Dams and Deforestation: The Human Contribution to Natural Disasters

Recent flooding in the Río de la Plata basin was caused by torrential rains, but human intervention in the region's forests and rivers is making the problem worse. Marc Rogers reports.

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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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