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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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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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