Buenos Aires Classics: The City Launches Free Walking Tours

Buenos Aires Classics: The City Launches Free Walking Tours

Buenos Aires city government has launched six free walking tours in English, traversing some of the city's most historic, touristy, and interesting spots.

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Afternoon Tea with the Queen of Tarts

Afternoon Tea with the Queen of Tarts

Bala Chambers heads along to the opening day of the Queen of Tarts, a British-style tearoom in Villa Crespo, and delights in many a sweet treat.

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A Portrait of Carlos Regazzoni, ‘El Artista Ferroviario’

A Portrait of Carlos Regazzoni, ‘El Artista FerroviarioR­17;

Erika Teichert went along to El Gato Viejo to interview Carlos Regazzoni. The evening took an unexpected turn, as the it became a far more family affair.

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VIDEO: What’s Going On in Brazil?

VIDEO: What’s Going On in Brazil?

Corruption scandals, impeachment proceedings, protest marches, political manoeuvring... things in Brazil are complicated right now. Here's an easy guide to what's been going on.

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The Forgotten Tragedy: Revisiting Brazil’s ‘Worst Ever’ Environmental Disaster

The Forgotten Tragedy: Revisiting Brazil’s ‘Worst Ever’ Environmental Disaster

The companies have settled for damages and the media is focused on the country's political crisis, but November's mining disaster in Minas Gerais will affect local communities for decades.

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The Indy Eye: The Month in Photos (March 2016)

The Indy Eye: The Month in Photos (March 2016)

A look back in pictures at the key events and stories we covered during March, when the year really gets going in Buenos Aires.

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Life on the Streets: the Cartoneros of Buenos Aires

Life on the Streets: the Cartoneros of Buenos Aires

Camille Ayral spends time with four of Buenos Aires' cartoneros to find out about their day to day reality, their hopes and fears.

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The Indy Eye: March for Memory, Truth, and Justice (1976-2016)

The Indy Eye: March for Memory, Truth, and Justice (1976-2016)

Hundreds of thousands of people filled Plaza de Mayo and the surrounding areas yesterday to remember the 40th anniversary of the military coup that began the 1976-83 dictatorship.

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Skin in the Game: Argentine Football Fanatics and their Tattoos

Skin in the Game: Argentine Football Fanatics and their Tattoos

For many in Argentina, football is more than just a game. Their club forms an integral part of their social life, their family, their identity. And some choose to make it a part of their own body.

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Peru’s ‘Difficult Times’ and the Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights

Peru’s ‘Difficult Times’ and the Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights

As Peru prepares for presidential elections, the country's deep-rooted divisions continue to affect the legacy of the brutal late-20th century internal conflict.

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