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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 12th December 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 12th December 2014

This week: we analyse Buenos Aires’ social housing crisis, we talk to Cecilia Milesi about human rights and transitional justice, and we look at the media’s double standards when covering Venezuela.

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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 5th December 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 5th December 2014

This week, a look at the challenges facing Uruguayan president-elect Tabaré Vázquez, we speak to Sergio Federovisky about Argentina’s position on climate change, and ask why December is so volatile here.

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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 28th November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 28th November 2014

This week: Argentina’s mining lobby, an interview with Juan Pablo Hudson about drugs, violence, and police corruption in Rosario, and the media uproar over the Uruguayan president calling Mexico a “failed state”.

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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 21st November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 21st November 2014

This week: a tense week in Colombia after the suspension of peace talks, talk to Marcos Filardi about changes to the seed law, and we question why some lives seem to matter more than others to the media.

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Inside Argentina’s Blue Dollar Market

Inside Argentina’s Blue Dollar Market

You’ve probably heard about the blue dollar rate, but how does this illegal and opaque currency market really work? The Indy went behind the curtain to find out.

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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 14th November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 14th November 2014

This week: we look at immigration reforms, speak to the ODHPI about ongoing land struggles in Patagonia, and analyse the international media coverage of the missing Ayotzinapa students in Mexico.

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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 7th November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 7th November 2014

In our new weekly podcast, we go inside the ‘blue dollar’ market, speak to Mocase-VC about an historic trial in Santiago del Estero, and examine the media circus around a boy who wants to be president…

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Uruguay’s Election: The Pending Questions of Justice and Human Rights

Uruguay’s Election: The Pending Questions of Justice and Human Rights

As Uruguay prepares to vote for a new president, Francesca Lessa says the election is a reminder that dealing with the legacy of the country’s dictatorship is still a pending matter.

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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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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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