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The BRICS Bank and China’s Increasing Clout in Latin America

The BRICS Bank and China’s Increasing Clout in Latin America

The BRICS Development Bank agreed in Brazil marks another step towards a new global financial system, while China extends its influence in Latin America. Kamilia Lahrichi reports.

Posted in Analysis, Current Affairs, News From Latin America, TOP STORY1 Comment

Indy Eye: Hundreds Attend March in Solidarity with Palestine

Indy Eye: Hundreds Attend March in Solidarity with Palestine

Hundreds of people marched on the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires today, demanding the end to Israel’s bombing of the Gaza Strip and calling for peace in the Occupied Territories.

Posted in Multimedia, Photoessay, TOP STORY6 Comments

Indy Eye: Thousands Celebrate Despite Argentina’s World Cup Final Loss

Indy Eye: Thousands Celebrate Despite Argentina’s World Cup Final Loss

Despite losing 1-0 to Germany, tens of thousands took to the streets last night to celebrate Argentina making it to the World Cup final for the first time in 24 years.

Posted in Photoessay, Sport, TOP STORY5 Comments

Argentina, Turning its Back on Ecology: Interview with Sergio Federovisky

Argentina, Turning its Back on Ecology: Interview with Sergio Federovisky

Kristie Robinson sat down with one of Argentina’s most respected environmental journalists to talk to him about his new book, and where the country stands on environmental issues in general.

Posted in Environment, Social Issues, TOP STORY0 Comments

On Now: ‘La Lluvia’ by Cabaio

On Now: ‘La Lluvia’ by Cabaio

George Nelson attends the exhibition ‘La Lluvia’ by Cabaio, a graffiti artist exploring colourful new formats.

Posted in Art, The Arts, TOP STORY0 Comments

Editorial: Debunking Mark Lynas

Editorial: Debunking Mark Lynas

Kristie Robinson responds to yesterday’s Buenos Aires Herald interview with Mark Lynas, and picks apart some of his arguments.

Posted in Current Affairs, Environment, Opinion, Social Issues, TOP STORY1 Comment

La Tribu Celebrates a Quarter of a Century

La Tribu Celebrates a Quarter of a Century

FM La Tribu, one of Buenos Aires’ first community radio stations, turns 25 today. The Indy joins in the celebrations for this quarter of a century of one of the region’s most important alternative media outlets.

Posted in Social Issues, TOP STORY, Urban Life0 Comments

Club Independiente: After a Season in Hell, What Next?

Club Independiente: After a Season in Hell, What Next?

Independiente has endured a nightmare year on and off the field, but after securing promotion back to the top division can the club regain its former glory? Rafa López Binaghi reports.

Posted in Life & Style, Sport, TOP STORY2 Comments

Carpa Villera: Bringing the Periphery to the Centre

Carpa Villera: Bringing the Periphery to the Centre

Last April, social organisations set up a tent at the city centre to demand that the needs of villa residents be met. Marc Rogers spoke to those behind the protest.

Posted in Current Affairs, Development, Social Issues, TOP STORY, Urban Life, Villas0 Comments

Argentina’s Ten-Yearly Crisis

Argentina’s Ten-Yearly Crisis

Many Argentines believe that the country is forever doomed to experience a periodic economic shock. Why? Alejandro Bercovich breaks it down.

Posted in Analysis, TOP STORY2 Comments

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