Passions run high in Buenos Aires.
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The decades-old dispute in the South Atlantic is the third rail of Argentine politics – and Mauricio Macri has blithely tripped over it.
Antarctica hangs in the balance. Five cities have the chance of securing the future of this fragile continent.
Labour's leader has a renewed mandate to put his party at the vanguard of the left – but others have walked that road before.
The ranks of a 'new urban poor' in Europe are swelling.
Peru’s new power team. PPK is in the middle.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, known as PPK, became president arguably because his citizens are fed up with corruption. Scandal-plagued Brazil offers a template for how he could tackle it.
The global South has more in common than just proximity – our cultural heritage links our literature.
Seasons, stars, settler colonialism: the nations of the south – Australia, Argentina and South Africa – have much in common. And the 2003 Nobel laureate for literature, JM Coetzee, is helping reframe Australian writing within this southern context.
The Falkland Islands (Las Islas Malvinas): a rocky outpost at the centre of a centuries-long dispute.
A UN committee has agreed with the science underpinning Falklands boundary claims, but without solving the sovereignty issue the dispute is no closer to a solution.
At Parque de la Memoria, Obama and Macri pay tribute to victims of the dictatorship.
Argentina and the US have never had the cosiest of relationships. Could opening up old secrets help bring them together?
Jorge Rafael Videla takes the presidential oath after the 1976 coup.
Seven years of harsh military rule prompted the growth of a powerful human rights movement.
There must be another way.
With the theatrics of the Kirchner years finally over, Argentina and the Falklands can start to defrost their relationship.
The faces of 21 people tried for involvement in kidnapping, torture and murder at a dictatorship-era detention centre.
Argentina's right-wing press wants an end to "revenge" for crimes committed under the old dictatorship. But revenge and justice aren't the same thing.
The way we were.
Latin America suddenly seems to be lurching to the right – but was it ever that far left in the first place?
A new start with Macri?
Victory for centre right candidate brings an end to decades of leftist rule.
A policy with big holes in it.
With 12 years of vote-winning diplomatic stunts, the Kirchners have galvanised the Falkland Islanders against Argentina for years to come.
Cotton on the move in Burkina Faso.
The GM debate in the developing world encompasses countries with very different priorities. Through the shrill battle of interests, the real agents for change tend to be overlooked.
Not there yet: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the man lined up to follow her, Daniel Scioli.
A surprise near-tie has put everyone in Argentine politics on high alert. Is the Kirchner legacy in danger?
Buenos noches, Buenos Aires.
As the candidates line up to succeed Argentina's term-limited president, her legacy is starting to become clear. Will it endure?
Brazil’s former president, Jose Sarney.
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Latin America's two biggest players spent much of the 1980s in a low-grade arms race – and they both had nuclear aspirations. How did they manage to diffuse the tension?
Equalisers: Argentina’s Cristina de Kirchner, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff, and Uruguay’s Jose Mujica.
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While still host to some of the world's most unequal countries, Latin America is making strides where Europe and the US are falling behind.
The young Darwin was also a great geologist.
Had the young naturalist not made a great discovery about rock formations in the first half of his career, On the Origin of the Species might never have been written.