The Indy Eye: International Day of Campesino Struggle

The Indy Eye: International Day of Campesino Struggle

More than 3,000 people from campesino, indigenous, afro-descendent, and landless movements from around Latin America marched in Bs As on Friday to mark the end of the 6th Vía Campesina Congress.

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Out Now: ‘Orcas’ by Lulacruza

Out Now: ‘Orcas­217; by Lulacruza

Annie Bacher talks to Colombian/Argentine electro-folk duo Lulacruza about their latest album, 'Orcas', and the evolution of their musical partnership.

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Hand of Pod: Drama for River, and Remembering Eduardo Galeano

Hand of Pod: Drama for River, and Remembering Eduardo Galeano

This week's Hand of Pod, recorded amid a dramatic Copa Libertadores match for River Plate, includes a tribute to Uruguayan journalist, historian and football writer Eduardo Galeano.

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The Other Buenos Aires: Villas and the Struggle for Urbanisation

The Other Buenos Aires: Villas and the Struggle for Urbanisation

Six laws exist to urbanise the villas (shantytowns) of Buenos Aires, but none have been implemented. Kate Rooney talks to local residents and legal experts about why there is such a struggle to secure basic rights.

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The Four Paradoxes of the Election Campaign

The Four Paradoxes of the Election Campaign

In this exclusive translation for The Indy, José Natanson analyses the four political paradoxes that are shaping the campaign ahead of this year's elections.

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10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of BAFICI

10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of BAFICI

Film writer Wendy Gosselin offers some tips on how to manoeuvre Latin America's most important film festival.

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The Indy Eye: BA Celebrates Scotland, Japan, and Calabria

The Indy Eye: BA Celebrates Scotland, Japan, and Calabria

The Indy joined in three street festivals paying homage to the diverse Scottish, Japanese, and Calabrese migrant communities as part of the 'Buenos Aires Celebra' series.

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Mural of the Month: Hollywood in Cambodia

Mural of the Month: Hollywood in Cambodia

In our monthly collaboration with Graffitimundo, we take you inside the Buenos Aires street art scene. This month, Hollywood in Cambodia gets a facelift.

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Hand of Pod: Refereeing Controversy Revives Video Debate

Hand of Pod: Refereeing Controversy Revives Video Debate

On this week's show: controversy after referee rescinds a penalty and red card on TV evidence, Boca reach the summit, Banfield turn up for the race, and a look back at the career of River Plate legend Omar Sívori.

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Welcome to Mesopotamia – Chapter II

Welcome to Mesopotamia – Chapter II

Columnist Daniel Tunnard continues with the story of his move from the bright lights of Buenos Aires to sleepy riverside town Concepción del Uruguay.

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