On This Day In… 1865: Welsh Settlers Arrive in Patagonia

On This Day In… 1865: Welsh Settlers Arrive in Patagonia

On 28th July, 1865, around 150 Welsh nonconformists reached the end of a long sea journey, dreaming of a new life in an idyllic utopia. They had actually reached barren Patagonia, but that didn't stop them.

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The Indy Eye: Buenos Aires’ First Food Truck Fair

The Indy Eye: Buenos Aires’ First Food Truck Fair

Last weekend saw thousands descend on Palermo hippodrome for the inaugural Food Truck Station, an experience will grow this weekend, when the trucks will be joined by Buenos Aires Market.

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Festival Unión de los Pibes – Making Helping Easier

Festival Unión de los Pibes – Making Helping Easier

This Saturday will see the inaugural Festival Unión de los Pibes (FUDLP), a festival organised by and for non-profits with the fundamental goal of "making it easier for people to help people."

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Hand of Pod: River Reach the Copa Libertadores Final

Hand of Pod: River Reach the Copa Libertadores Final

The Hand of Pod boys are happy this week as River Plate reached the final of the Copa Libertadores and recorded a thumping league win. But Boca - with Carlos Tevez - remain top. All this, and more.

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Kon Kon: The Authentic Flavour of Cocina a la Leña

Kon Kon: The Authentic Flavour of Cocina a la Leña

Victoria Arabskyj visits new Villa Crespo lunch joint Kon Kon, to try the country's first shawarma a las brasas cooked in an authentic wood-burning clay oven.

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Mural of the Month: Humboldt 1510

Mural of the Month: Humboldt 1510

In our monthly collaboration with Graffitimundo, we take you inside the Buenos Aires street art scene. This month, a trio of artists give Palermo gallery Elsi del Río a facelift.

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The Privatisation of Seeds

The Privatisation of Seeds

Research from Vía Campesina and GRAIN shows how corporations are moving forward towards controlling the exchange of seeds. Darío Aranda reports.

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The Indy Eye: Celebrations in Homage to Juana Azurduy

The Indy Eye: Celebrations in Homage to Juana Azurduy

The statue of Juana Azurduy was revealed in front of the Casa Rosada on Thursday at the start of a three-day celebration in homage to the Latin American freedom fighter.

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‘Pornography is a Form of Violence': An Interview with Marcela Lagarde

‘Pornogra­phy is a Form of Violence': An Interview with Marcela Lagarde

Desirée Jaimovich sat down with Mexican anthropologist Marcela Lagarde during her recent visit to Argentina to talk about gender violence in Latin America.

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Hand of Pod: Carlos Tevez Returns to Boca Juniors

Hand of Pod: Carlos Tevez Returns to Boca Juniors

Football podcast 'Hand of Pod' returns from a winter break to analyse Carlos Tevez's much-hyped return to Boca Juniors, and River Plate's semi-final win in the Copa Libertadores.

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