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Running battles

Running battles

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Children of the Revolution

Children of the Revolution

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Britons warned as Argentines plan Falklands protest

Britons warned as Argentines plan Falklands protest

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Children of the Disappeared

Children of the Disappeared

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Plenty of dirt to dig

Plenty of dirt to dig

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Un hincha inglés en Buenos Aires

Un hincha inglés en Buenos Aires

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Political death heralds end of an era

Political death heralds end of an era

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Bonjour Londres! French radio launches in the capital

Bonjour Londres! French radio launches in the capital

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

A question of land

A question of land

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Cashing out

Cashing out

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Troubled waters

Troubled waters

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Venezuela begins the charm offensive for 2012

Venezuela begins the charm offensive for 2012

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Shooting the messenger

Shooting the messenger

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

It’s all about the Mothers in Argentina’s election

It’s all about the Mothers in Argentina’s election

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

‘Argentine strength’ carrying Cristina Fernandez to presidential re-election

‘Argentine strength’ carrying Cristina Fernandez to presidential re-election

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

The comeback president

The comeback president

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Buoyed by historic win, Argentina President Kirchner recommits to ‘national project’

Buoyed by historic win, Argentina President Kirchner recommits to ‘national project’

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentine President wins landslide re-election

Argentine President wins landslide re-election

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

No forgiveness in a country haunted by past injustices

No forgiveness in a country haunted by past injustices

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Haiti: The bigger picture

Haiti: The bigger picture

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Special guests

Special guests

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

People Making a Difference

People Making a Difference

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentina clamps down on public access to US dollars

Argentina clamps down on public access to US dollars

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Paraguay isolated over president’s ouster

Paraguay isolated over president’s ouster

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Orphaned and stolen because their parents were left-wing

Orphaned and stolen because their parents were left-wing

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Latin America’s traffic turning deadlier as shoddy cars clog bad roads

Latin America’s traffic turning deadlier as shoddy cars clog bad roads

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Uruguay’s Senate approves abortion bill: Will there be a ripple effect?

Uruguay’s Senate approves abortion bill: Will there be a ripple effect?

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Drugged, dumped by aircraft – but not forgotten

Drugged, dumped by aircraft – but not forgotten

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

For victims of Argentina’s Dirty War, chance for justice

For victims of Argentina’s Dirty War, chance for justice

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

People Making a Difference: Estela de Carlotto

People Making a Difference: Estela de Carlotto

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentina welcomes home ship held in Ghana by US ‘vulture fund’

Argentina welcomes home ship held in Ghana by US ‘vulture fund’

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentina love hotels shoot for the stars

Argentina love hotels shoot for the stars

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

No one is safe: drugs war hits Argentina

No one is safe: drugs war hits Argentina

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentine pope: A reflection of Catholicism ‘south of the equator’

Argentine pope: A reflection of Catholicism ‘south of the equator’

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Millionaire. Criminal. Business titan. Homophobe.

Millionaire. Criminal. Business titan. Homophobe.

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

President Kirchner’s dynasty rejected by Argentina’s voters

President Kirchner’s dynasty rejected by Argentina’s voters

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

The Escapist Merida

The Escapist Merida

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Little Rock

Little Rock

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Spotting river dolphins in Bolivia

Spotting river dolphins in Bolivia

It’s an amazing privilege to meet animals on their home turf – under supervision – as our wildlife enthusiasts discover on trips to China, Borneo, Bolivia, the US and South Africa.

Creative kicks: advertising and the World Cup

Creative kicks: advertising and the World Cup

World Cup fever is about to break in Brazil so Monocle visits the South American agencies matching the host team’s footballing flair with bold advertising campaigns.

This device could revolutionize childbirth. It was created by a car mechanic

This device could revolutionize childbirth. It was created by a car mechanic

How an Argentine's basic bottle cork trick led to an invention experts say will save mothers' lives around the world.

Aiming high

Aiming high

Mauricio Macri shunned his family business to pursue a life in politics. Now mayor of Buenos Aires and a presidential candidate, he reacts to corruption accusations and tells us why running a football club has been his biggest role to date.

Bachelet position on Mapuche people scrutinized ahead of second term

Bachelet position on Mapuche people scrutinized ahead of second term

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

The nation that’s still waging war on Native Americans

The nation that’s still waging war on Native Americans

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Why music and dancing hold the key to Chile’s election

Why music and dancing hold the key to Chile’s election

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentines vote Sunday in pivotal mid-term election

Argentines vote Sunday in pivotal mid-term election

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Argentina is all about the black market Benjamins

Argentina is all about the black market Benjamins

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Quinoa: good for you – bad for Bolivians?

Quinoa: good for you – bad for Bolivians?

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

The town that drowned

The town that drowned

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Paraguayans vote Sunday after a mud-slinging presidential campaign

Paraguayans vote Sunday after a mud-slinging presidential campaign

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Turbulent priest

Turbulent priest

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Church is waning in Pope’s Argentinian homeland

Church is waning in Pope’s Argentinian homeland

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

The Falklands defectors

The Falklands defectors

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Backpage from Buenos Aires

Backpage from Buenos Aires

Our Argentinian correspondent reports on the recent elections and the ever-fluid boundaries between music and politics.

Learning curve

Learning curve

Ed Stocker talks to the makers of The Price of Kings – Yasser Arafat, who say they have learnt a lot making the documentary series.

The (multi) talented Señor Krygier

The (multi) talented Señor Krygier

There’s no point trying to categorise the music of Argentinian maverick Axel Krygier as Ed Stocker finds out – best just immerse yourself in his música mestiza and decide for yourself.

Is Danish film in crisis?

Is Danish film in crisis?

The Sons of Cuba director Andrew Lang tells Ed Stocker why boxing makes the perfect vehicle for telling the story of Havana youngsters fighting both literally and metaphorically for their foothold on the future.

On and off the ropes

On and off the ropes

The Sons of Cuba director Andrew Lang tells Ed Stocker why boxing makes the perfect vehicle for telling the story of Havana youngsters fighting both literally and metaphorically for their foothold on the future.

Brassed off

Brassed off

Ed Stocker visits the home of Balkan music – a trumpet festival inSerbia.

The horn blowers

The horn blowers

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Report: Cumbia Culture

Report: Cumbia Culture

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Into The Spotlight

Into The Spotlight

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Postcard from Mercedes, Argentina

Postcard from Mercedes, Argentina

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

One Night In…

One Night In…

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Art-house Filming

Art-house Filming

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Super Afro Soul

Super Afro Soul

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Filming on the frontline

Filming on the frontline

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

The Inside Story

The Inside Story

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Backpage from Ouagadougou

Backpage from Ouagadougou

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Hip to be Arabic

Hip to be Arabic

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Africa on the Reel

Africa on the Reel

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Return to the Source

Return to the Source

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

On Tour with Éthiopiques

On Tour with Éthiopiques

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

How the mavericks re-took the movies

How the mavericks re-took the movies

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Gypsy Kings

Gypsy Kings

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Guitar Diplomacy

Guitar Diplomacy

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Maroc’n’roll

Maroc’n’roll

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.

Ministry of Sound

Ministry of Sound

Despite challenges both past and present, canny redevelopments, scrappy fundraising and passionate residents have ensured this city’s regeneration has rock-solid foundations.