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Police Violence: Argentina’s Other Security Emergency

Police Violence: Argentina’s Other Security Emergency

With instances of police brutality still repeating themselves, Matthew Corb examines the complex debate over reforming Argentina’s security forces amid Macri’s push to get ‘tough on crime’ .

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Timeline: Argentina, Vulture Funds, and a Never-Ending Debt Saga

Timeline: Argentina, Vulture Funds, and a Never-Ending Debt Saga

As the Macri administration engages in key negotiations with vulture funds, here’s a helpful guide to bring you up to speed to Argentina’s 15-year battle with its creditors.

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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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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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Stitched Up: The Labour Abuses in Argentina’s Textile Industry

Stitched Up: The Labour Abuses in Argentina’s Textile Industry

Ciara Nugent investigates the murky world of sweatshops and slave labour that lies behind Argentina’s fashion and textile industry.

Posted in Analysis, Human Rights, TOP STORY, Urban Life2 Comments

The Indy Eye: Two Days, Two Presidents, One Plaza de Mayo

The Indy Eye: Two Days, Two Presidents, One Plaza de Mayo

A selection of images from the Casa Rosada and Plaza de Mayo, as huge crowds watched ex-president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner say farewell and President Mauricio Macri take office.

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Meet the Board: The Indy’s Guide to Macri’s Government

Meet the Board: The Indy’s Guide to Macri’s Government

A government ‘dream team’ or an overly corporate cabinet? We present the people who will be sworn in today as President Mauricio Macri’s new cabinet.

Posted in Analysis, News From Argentina, TOP STORY2 Comments

Has Latin America’s Pink Tide Turned Muddy?

Has Latin America’s Pink Tide Turned Muddy?

Demonstrations, recession, and political pressure. The Latin American left wing is under pressure, after ten years of success. But has it failed? Or is it just being challenged by the changes around it?

Posted in Analysis, Current Affairs, TOP STORY2 Comments

Who Will be the Next President of Argentine Football?

Who Will be the Next President of Argentine Football?

On Thursday afternoon, Argentina’s Football Association (AFA) will hold multi-candidate elections for the first time in 24 years.

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Where Will Mauricio Macri Take Argentina’s Economy?

Where Will Mauricio Macri Take Argentina’s Economy?

A return to ’90s-style neo-liberalism or a Latin American version of “compassionate conservatism”? Marc Rogers looks at the economic choices faced by incoming president Mauricio Macri.

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