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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

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.

Posted in Film, Human Rights, Social Issues, TOP STORY0 Comments

Latin American Nations Commit to Climate Action at UN Summit

Latin American Nations Commit to Climate Action at UN Summit

Latin American heads of state expressed their commitment to fight climate change and lambasted industrialised nations for not abiding by environmental regulations at the UN climate summit in New York.

Posted in Current Affairs, News From Latin America, TOP STORY2 Comments

La Aurora: A New Dawn

La Aurora: A New Dawn

A visit to an agroecological farm in Buenos Aires province proves that there is an alternative to soy, showing it’s possible to work the land in an efficient and profitable way without agrochemicals or fertilisers.

Posted in Development, Environment, Social Issues, 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.

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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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An Existential Crisis Cocktail Party: The Nervy, Erratic ‘Salón de Fiestas’

An Existential Crisis Cocktail Party: The Nervy, Erratic ‘Salón de Fiestas’

Zachary Volkert heads along to the sublimely entertaining new play Salón de Fiestas, which combines a surreal structure with vibrant, chaotic action.

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The Indy Eye: Villa Papa Francisco Bulldozed

The Indy Eye: Villa Papa Francisco Bulldozed

On Saturday, hundreds of families were evicted from land they occupied in February and their precarious homes bulldozed. Patricio Murphy was there to document the razing of Villa Papa Francisco.

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The Last Shout: Fashion is Dead, Self-Sufficiency is Born

The Last Shout: Fashion is Dead, Self-Sufficiency is Born

An interview with sociologist Susana Saulquin about her new book ‘The Politics of Appearances’ and her theory that traditional fashion is dead, with a new era of freedom and self-sufficiency on the way.

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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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