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What the empire didn't hear: US spying and resistance in Latin America
Although it may have been the case before, Latin America is no longer Washington's "backyard".
Last updated: 29 Jul 2013 11:32 GMT
What is Washington up to in the Chaco region?
Cables released by WikiLeaks show a strong US interest in vast area spanning Paraguay, Bolivia and northern Argentina.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2012 14:06 GMT
US base fracas exposes Argentine vulnerability
The recently shelved deal over a military facility hints at the potential US manipulation of domestic politics.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2012 16:00 GMT
Is it time to occupy the highways?
'Occupy' protesters might want to look at the case of Argentina, where activists used roadblocks as a successful tactic.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 14:57 GMT
Argentina's incumbent poised for re-election
Cristina Kirchner's popularity ahead of Sunday's vote is attributed to her government's social and economic policies.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2011 11:13 GMT
Curbing foreign ownership of farmland
As international food prices continue to soar, land purchases by foreign investors face ban in much of Latin America.
Last updated: 22 May 2011 12:46 GMT
Argentine Free Book Movement woos readers
In Buenos Aires, the 'City of Books', a novel idea sees books left in public places for readers to pick up and enjoy.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 14:21 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
The myth of the caliphate and the Islamic State
Globalisation has not reached Somalia, but 'junglification' has
Afghanistan will not be the next Iraq
Artisanal gold mining's curse on West African farming
William G Moseley
China's new territorial assertiveness
Richard Javad Heydarian
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets
How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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