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Chile: Congress Dismantles Pinochet’s Electoral Legacy System

Chile: Congress Dismantles Pinochet’s Electoral Legacy System

The lower chamber of Chile’s congress has approved sweeping changes to the country’s electoral code in a decisive shift away from the legacy of Pinochet’s regime.

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Argentina vs Vulture Funds: Wishing Won’t Make It So

Argentina vs Vulture Funds: Wishing Won’t Make It So

An article describing how President Obama could end Argentina’s default saga has gone viral, even cited by President Fernández in a televised speech. Trouble is, says Jeff Herzbach, it’s not entirely true.

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Grondona’s Legacy: Life Without The Godfather of Argentine Football

Grondona’s Legacy: Life Without The Godfather of Argentine Football

Rafa López Binaghi analyses how the death of Julio Grondona, AFA president for 35 years, will affect Argentine football, and whether his successors will seize the opportunity for change.

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A Play in Perpetual Motion

A Play in Perpetual Motion

Anna White-Nockleby speaks to US-born writer Paz Pardo about her experimental play ‘Movimiento perpetuo’, based on the emotional experience of moving to a new place.

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Estela de Carlotto’s Grandson Found

Estela de Carlotto’s Grandson Found

After a 35-year search, the head of Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, Estela de Carlotto, found her grandson, whose mother had been killed by the dictatorship.

Posted in News From Argentina, TOP STORY2 Comments

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In the week that Estela de Carlotto, president of the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, found her grandson, ending a 36-year search, we revisit Vicky Gashe's 2010 article on the human rights organisation.

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