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Civil Code Reform: Has Argentina Privatised Access to its Rivers?

Civil Code Reform: Has Argentina Privatised Access to its Rivers?

Environmental groups say changes to regulations governing the use of land bordering navigable rivers and canals take away the public right to access these bodies of water.

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President Fernández Diagnosed With Laryngitis

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has suspended her agenda for the next 48 hours after being diagnosed with acute laryngitis.

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The Privatisation of Seeds

The Privatisation of Seeds

Research from Vía Campesina and GRAIN shows how corporations are moving forward towards controlling the exchange of seeds. Darío Aranda reports.

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Horacio Rodríguez Larreta Elected Mayor of Buenos Aires

Horacio Rodríguez Larreta Elected Mayor of Buenos Aires

Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, from PRO, won the Buenos Aires City mayoral election by 51,64% of the vote against 48,36% of his second-round rival, ECO’s Martín Lousteau.

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The Robbery of Buenos Aires: An Interview with Gabriela Massuh

The Robbery of Buenos Aires: An Interview with Gabriela Massuh

Drew Reed talks to the author of ‘The Robbery of Buenos Aires’ about the city’s harmful development model, and about the perspectives opening up after the upcoming election.

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FaSinPat (ex-Zanón) Demands Loan for Technological Renewal

Workers from the emblematic Neuquén ceramics factory FaSinPat (‘Fábrica Sin Patrones’ or ‘Factory Without Bosses’) marched yesterday in Buenos Aires demanding the approval of a loan for technological renewal promised by the national government.

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Buenos Aires City Election: PRO and ECO to Compete in Run-Off

Buenos Aires City Election: PRO and ECO to Compete in Run-Off

PRO candidate Horacio Rodríguez Larreta came first in the election for Buenos Aires city mayor yesterday, but will still have to face ECO’s Martín Lousteau in a second round.

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Buenos Aires Mayoral Candidates: Luis Zamora

Buenos Aires Mayoral Candidates: Luis Zamora

Ahead of the Buenos Aires City elections, The Indy will publish the profiles of the five candidates running for city mayor. Today: AyL candidate Luis Zamora.

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FPV Candidate Wins Tierra del Fuego Run-Off

Frente Para la Victoria (FPV) candidate Rosana Bertone was elected governor of Tierra del Fuego at yesterday’s second round.

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Buenos Aires Mayoral Candidates: Myriam Bregman

Buenos Aires Mayoral Candidates: Myriam Bregman

Ahead of the Buenos Aires City elections, The Indy will publish the profiles of the five candidates running for city mayor. Today: FIT candidate Myriam Bregman.

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