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Erasing Dad, A Review

Erasing Dad, A Review

Ahead of this week’s release, Wendy Gosselin reviews the controversial documentary ‘Borrando a Papá’ and interviews director Ginger Gentile and producer Gabriel Balanovsky.

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Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part I)

Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part I)

In an English-language exclusive for The Indy, El Salvador’s ‘El Faro’ investigates Central America’s migration crisis, telling the inside story of those who are running away.

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Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part II)

Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part II)

In part II of this English-language exclusive for The Indy, El Salvador’s ‘El Faro’ digs further into Central America’s migration crisis, seeking answers for why so many people are running away.

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Operation ‘Para Ti': Spinning the Dictatorship

Operation ‘Para Ti': Spinning the Dictatorship

The story of Thelma Jara de Cabezas, who was kidnapped in 1979 and used by the dictatorship as part of a media campaign to discredit reports of human rights abuses in Argentina.

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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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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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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?

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Radio Wars: Community Radio Strikes Back

Radio Wars: Community Radio Strikes Back

In celebration of World Radio Day, Sam Pothecary looks at the phenomenon of community radio in Argentina, and how they are faring since 2009’s new media law passed.

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Beyond the Military: Investigating the Civilian Role in the Dictatorship

Beyond the Military: Investigating the Civilian Role in the Dictatorship

Thirty years after the return to democracy, Argentina has only recently started investigating the role of civilian sectors in the 1976-1987 dictatorship. Tess Bennett analyses the changing legal focus.

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Ambulances and Villas: Beyond the Reach of the Emergency Services

Ambulances and Villas: Beyond the Reach of the Emergency Services

What happens when you live in an area that ambulances refuse to enter for security reasons? Mariel Matze investigates the impact of politics, violence, and discrimination on BA’s poorer neighbourhoods.

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