The Indy’s Weekly Review – 7th November 2014

The Indy’s Weekly Review – 7th November 2014

In our new weekly podcast, we go inside the 'blue dollar' market, speak to Mocase-VC about an historic trial in Santiago del Estero, and examine the media circus around a boy who wants to be president...

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Uruguay’s Election: The Pending Questions of Justice and Human Rights

Uruguay’s Election: The Pending Questions of Justice and Human Rights

As Uruguay prepares to vote for a new president, Francesca Lessa says the election is a reminder that dealing with the legacy of the country's dictatorship is still a pending matter.

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Posted in Analysis, News From Latin America1 Comment

Music and Dictatorship: The Cultural Legacy of ‘El Proceso’

Music and Dictatorship: The Cultural Legacy of ‘El Proceso’

Cameron McPhedran analyses the social and political role of rock and roll, punk, and heavy metal in Argentina during the last dictatorship.

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Wichipedia: Indigenous Injustice in Formosa

Wichipedia: Indigenous Injustice in Formosa

Darío Aranda looks into the anomalies in the case of five Wichí brothers from an indigenous community in oil-rich Formosa who have been detained since a violent police operation in July.

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Operation Condor: Justice for Transnational Crimes in South America

Operation Condor: Justice for Transnational Crimes in South America

The Operation Condor trial in Buenos Aires has implications for justice and accountability in Argentina but also for the rest of South America. Dr Francesca Lessa reports.

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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.

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Posted in Film, Human Rights, Social Issues1 Comment

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.

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Posted in Current Affairs, News From Latin America2 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.

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Posted in Development, Environment, Social Issues1 Comment

Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part I)

Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part I)

In an English-language exclusive for The Indy, El Salvador's 'El Faro' investigates Central America's migration crisis, telling the inside story of those who are running away.

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Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part II)

Central America’s Northern Triangle: The Region of Those Who Run (Part II)

In part II of this English-language exclusive for The Indy, El Salvador's 'El Faro' digs further into Central America's migration crisis, seeking answers for why so many people are running away.

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