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Bird-Binge: One Man’s Quest to Spot the Most Birds, Ever

Bird-Binge: One Man’s Quest to Spot the Most Birds, Ever

Meet Noah Strycker, an avid birdwatcher intent on travelling the world to break a bird sighting record. Kate Rooney caught up with him in Buenos Aires and shares his story.

Posted in Life & Style, Society, TOP STORY2 Comments

Nisman: Investigation Continues into AMIA Prosecutor’s Death

Nisman: Investigation Continues into AMIA Prosecutor’s Death

Investigations are continuing into the sudden death of special AMIA prosecutor Alberto Nisman, a day after protests broke out across Argentina.

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Indy Eye: Protests Break Out in Argentina After Nisman Death

Indy Eye: Protests Break Out in Argentina After Nisman Death

Protests broke out in towns and cities across Argentina yesterday evening, as people took to the streets to demonstrate against the government following the sudden death of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

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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 Issues, TOP STORY0 Comments

HSBC’s Magic Gloves

HSBC’s Magic Gloves

One of the world’s biggest banks, HSBC, has come under scrutiny recently as it was accused of money laundering and tax evasion. How is the British finance giant dealing with the claims?

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Culture Can’t be Closed: Buenos Aires’ Cultural Centres Fight for Recognition

Culture Can’t be Closed: Buenos Aires’ Cultural Centres Fight for Recognition

Sarah Hucal looks at the precarious situation of cultural centres in Buenos Aires, and their struggle to pass a law that will protect them from arbitrary closures.

Posted in Social Issues, TOP STORY, Urban Life1 Comment

Argentina’s Pumas Maul The Wallabies in Mendoza

Argentina’s Pumas Maul The Wallabies in Mendoza

Mark Orton says Los Pumas’ morale-boosting 21-17 win over Australia in Mendoza this weekend is a sign of growing momentum for the rejuvenated national rugby team.

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The Indy Guide to October’s Elections in South America

The Indy Guide to October’s Elections in South America

More than 150 million people in Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay are set to cast their vote in presidential and legislative elections in October. The Indy runs you through the main candidates and campaign issues.

Posted in News From Latin America, TOP STORY0 Comments

The Indy Eye: Buenos Aires People’s Climate Event

The Indy Eye: Buenos Aires People’s Climate Event

On Sunday, crowds gathered at the Planetarium for the Buenos Aires People’s Climate Event, one of 2,600 events hosted around the globe to call attention to climate change.

Posted in Multimedia, Photoessay, TOP STORY2 Comments

Argentine Singer Gustavo Cerati Dies

Argentine Singer Gustavo Cerati Dies

Argentine musician Gustavo Cerati has died at the age of 55. The Soda Stereo frontman suffered a stroke whilst on tour in 2010, and had been in a coma ever since.

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