Archive | Development

Caminos de la Villa: Putting BA’s Impoverished Neighbourhoods on the Map

Caminos de la Villa: Putting BA’s Impoverished Neighbourhoods on the Map

A collaborative project to map all the low-income and informal neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires seeks to help villa residents with better access to the public services most take for granted.

Posted in Development, Urban Life, Villas0 Comments

The Dangers of Launching a New ‘War on Drugs’ in Argentina

The Dangers of Launching a New ‘War on Drugs’ in Argentina

A group of 15 influential elders are speaking out against the presidential candidates’ proposals for combating drug trafficking, which they say could lead Argentina into a catastrophic war on drugs.

Posted in Analysis, Development, Election 2015, TOP STORY, Urban Life2 Comments

El Salvador vs Pacific Rim: The Price of Saying ‘No’ to a Gold Mine

El Salvador vs Pacific Rim: The Price of Saying ‘No’ to a Gold Mine

El Salvador is being sued for US$301m after it blocked a mining project to protect water supplies. With a verdict imminent, Ciara Nugent examines the wider implications of investor-state legal disputes.

Posted in Analysis, Development, News From Latin America2 Comments

Festival Unión de los Pibes – Making Helping Easier

Festival Unión de los Pibes – Making Helping Easier

This Saturday will see the inaugural Festival Unión de los Pibes (FUDLP), a festival organised by and for non-profits with the fundamental goal of “making it easier for people to help people.”

Posted in Development, Expat0 Comments

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.

Posted in Current Affairs, Development, News From Argentina, Social Issues, Urban Life0 Comments

The Indy Eye: International Day of Campesino Struggle

The Indy Eye: International Day of Campesino Struggle

More than 3,000 people from campesino, indigenous, afro-descendent, and landless movements from around Latin America marched in Bs As on Friday to mark the end of the 6th Vía Campesina Congress.

Posted in Development, Photoessay, Social Issues2 Comments

Support Good Pitch2 Argentina!

Support Good Pitch2 Argentina!

Ideame is an online platform, which helps creators to finance their projects through crowdfunding. This week we look at the Good Pitch2 Argentina campaign, which supports independent documentary filmmakers.

Posted in Development, Film, Human Rights, Social Issues, The Arts0 Comments

Guatemala: Human Rights Defenders Share Mayan Fight for Land Rights

Guatemala: Human Rights Defenders Share Mayan Fight for Land Rights

In the wake of major human rights abuses carried out by European companies and the Guatemalan government, two Mayan human rights defenders share their struggles.

Posted in Development, Environment, Human Rights, Social Issues1 Comment

The Mining Fraud: Lessons from Chubut

The Mining Fraud: Lessons from Chubut

Darío Aranda analyses the impact of the Canadian mining lobby in Argentina and Latin America’s environment, society, and democratic processes.

Posted in Development, Environment, Social Issues0 Comments

La Aurora: A New Dawn

La Aurora: A New Dawn

A visit to an agroecological farm in Buenos Aires province proves that there is an alternative to soy, showing it’s possible to work the land in an efficient and profitable way without agrochemicals or fertilisers.

Posted in Development, Environment, Social Issues1 Comment

Pages:12345678»
Follow us on Twitter
Visit us on Facebook
View us on YouTube

As a possible ‪Grexit‬ looms in the old continent, we revisit Marc Rogers' article comparing Greece's current situation to Argentina's own 2001-2 crisis.

    Directory Pick

Magdalena's Party in Palermo

Magdalena’s Party has daily 2 x 1 Happy Hour specials til midnight, and the "best onda".
Sign up to The Indy newsletter