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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 21st November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 21st November 2014

This week: a tense week in Colombia after the suspension of peace talks, talk to Marcos Filardi about changes to the seed law, and we question why some lives seem to matter more than others to the media.

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Inside Argentina’s Blue Dollar Market

Inside Argentina’s Blue Dollar Market

You’ve probably heard about the blue dollar rate, but how does this illegal and opaque currency market really work? The Indy went behind the curtain to find out.

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The Indy’s Weekly Review – 14th November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 14th November 2014

This week: we look at immigration reforms, speak to the ODHPI about ongoing land struggles in Patagonia, and analyse the international media coverage of the missing Ayotzinapa students in Mexico.

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Introducing The New Indy Mobile App

Introducing The New Indy Mobile App

We are delighted to present you with our new mobile app, allowing you to read The Argentina Independent on your Android phone or tablet, wherever you are.

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Rousseff Wins Narrow Re-election: What Next for Brazil and Latin America?

Rousseff Wins Narrow Re-election: What Next for Brazil and Latin America?

Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected for a second term after a nail biting presidential run-off. Celina Andreassi and Marc Rogers look at what this means for politics in Brazil and the wider region.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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