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Munduruku: A Golden Community

Munduruku: A Golden Community

The Munduruku tribe, in Brazil, is seeking its own justice against illegal gold miners, agricultural businesses, and the seven hydroelectric dams about to be constructed on their lands.

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Editorial: Argentina’s Unsustainable Path

Editorial: Argentina’s Unsustainable Path

The IPCC report, released Monday, made waves around the world. Kristie Robinson analyses the Argentine government and media’s lack of response, and looks at the country’s environmental legacy.

Posted in Current Affairs, Environment, Opinion, Social Issues, TOP STORY5 Comments

Street Child World Cup: Becoming Somebody in Rio

Street Child World Cup: Becoming Somebody in Rio

Two months before the FIFA event, a different type of world cup kicks off in Rio this weekend, uniting former street kids in a festival of sport, art, and social campaigning. Marc Rogers reports.

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A Darker Side to the World Cup: Child Exploitation at Brazil 2014

A Darker Side to the World Cup: Child Exploitation at Brazil 2014

As Brazil prepares for the 2014 World Cup, Sam Pothecary analyses the measures being put in place to tackle an alarming issue: the rise in child trafficking during large sporting events.

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Journalism According to Monsanto

Journalism According to Monsanto

After publishing her book Malcomidos, journalist Soledad Barruti received a message from a Monsanto employee wanting to meet her. In this article, she tries to make sense of what followed.

Posted in Development, Environment, Social Issues3 Comments

Wanted: A Fair Price

Wanted: A Fair Price

Price agreements aim to protect consumers against inflation, but who ensures farmers get a fair price for their products? Lucía Bertotto and Roberta Ríos from Hecho in Buenos Aires report.

Posted in Social Issues, TOP STORY2 Comments

Tol-Haru: Earthship Architecture in Tierra del Fuego

Tol-Haru: Earthship Architecture in Tierra del Fuego

Pioneering architect Michael Reynolds brought his eco-friendly Earthship construction to Ushuaia, building Tol-Haru educational centre with 200 volunteers from around the world.

Posted in Environment, Social Issues0 Comments

The Triple Enigma

The Triple Enigma

Translated into English by The Indy, an investigation by Revista MU into three shocking crimes in Trelew, connected by alleged police brutality and a judicial cover up.

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Las Tunas and Nordelta: Two Neighbourhoods, One Reality

Las Tunas and Nordelta: Two Neighbourhoods, One Reality

This article from Revista Mu tells the story of Las Tunas and Nordelta, two neighbourhoods in Tigre divided by much more than a wall.

Posted in Social Issues, TOP STORY, Urban Life3 Comments

Un Techo para mi País: Building on Shaky Foundations

Un Techo para mi País: Building on Shaky Foundations

Julia Muriel Dominzain analyses the model used by international NGO ‘Un Techo para mi País’ and asks the uncomfortable question: who is it really benefitting?

Posted in Analysis, Human Rights, TOP STORY4 Comments

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