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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

Troubles Besetting Olympics Are A Window Into Long-term Crises Facing Brazil

Sunday, June 19, 2016

This was supposed to be the crowning moment for Rio de Janeiro's mayor. Instead he's found himself engulfed in corruption allegations weeks before the opening of the Olympics.

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Is The Risk Of Catching Zika Greater In Poor Neighborhoods?

Thursday, June 16, 2016

A statement of advice for visitors to the Olympics, from WHO, initially said to avoid impoverished areas to reduce the risk of Zika. Does research back it up?

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Brazil's New All-Male Interim Government Marks Conservative Shift

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Brazil is facing questions after ousting its first female President. The largest nation in Latin America is dealing with a huge corruption scandal that's engulfing its business and political elite.

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Brazil's New Cabinet Has No Women, Drawing Social Media Backlash

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Brazil's first female president was suspended on Thursday, and the man replacing her quickly installed a new Cabinet that has no women.

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Brazil's Senate Votes To Remove President Dilma Rousseff From Office

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Brazil's ousted President Dilma Rousseff describes the effort to impeach her as a coup. Stepping in to replace her is Vice President Michel Temer, who has named an all-male and all-white cabinet — this in a highly diverse nation in which 53 percent are Afro decedent.

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Brazil's Senate To Vote On Impeachment Of President Dilma Rousseff

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

After a chaotic couple of days, Brazil's Senate votes Wednesday on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, who is charged with using state funds to fill budget gaps.

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With The Economy Crashing, Brazilians Turn On A Once-Popular President

Friday, April 15, 2016

Dilma Rousseff was elected twice as the country's economy soared. But a bruising recession is now seen as the leading reason many Brazilians have turned against her.

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Brazil's President Is One Step Closer To Being Impeached

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A congressional commission in Brazil has voted to recommend that President Dilma Rousseff face impeachment proceedings. The group's decision sets the stage for a full vote of the lower house.

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Brazilian Doctor Crafts System Hailed As 'Way Forward' For Combating Zika

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Pediatric cardiologist Sandra Mattos had set up a network of doctors and hospitals working with tiny heart patients via telemedicine. Her system now also helps remote Zika sufferers.

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How To Fight Zika When Your Country Is In Trouble: Improvise

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Brazil's political and economic meltdown creates challenges for doctors trying to get a handle on the outbreak.

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CDC Team Scoured Hard-Hit Northern Brazil For Clues To Zika Virus

Friday, April 01, 2016

Scientists studying Zika-infected women in Brazil say they hope to learn more about the disease's effects from the blood samples they'll be bringing home for further analysis.

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Brazil's President In Further Danger Of Being Ousted

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The biggest party in Dilma Rousseff's coalition has pulled out, severely wounding her government. She is accused of manipulating federal accounts to mask the real state of the country's economy.

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Brazil Has Nearly 60,000 Murders, And It May Relax Gun Laws

Monday, March 28, 2016

Though gun violence takes a huge toll in Brazil, there's a push to relax gun laws. And many of the arguments are similar to the ones in the U.S.

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In Brazilian Officials' Taped Conversations, Women Hear Rampant Sexism

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Newly released audio of conversations by senior Brazilian officials has raised legal questions about secret wiretapping. The chatter reveals rampant sexism, even in a country with a female president.

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Protesters In Brazil Highlight Discontent With Government Corruption

Friday, March 18, 2016

Brazil's wave of street protests reflects deep discontent with the country's culture of corruption. Dozens of public officials are implicated in a scandal involving the state-run oil company.

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Trump Picks Up Anti-Immigration Endorsement Before Arizona Primary

Friday, March 18, 2016

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his anti-immigration stance, is Donald Trump's latest controversial supporter. Arpaio is confident Trump will follow through with promises such as the border wall.

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Amid Protests, Brazil's President Faces Impeachment Process

Friday, March 18, 2016

President Dilma Rousseff named a former president charged with corruption to her Cabinet. Brazil's Congress has formed a committee to begin investigating the charges.

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Protests Erupt In Brazil Over President's Alleged Attempt To Shield Predecessor

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Brazil's president is teetering as angry crowds protest her attempt to name her predecessor to her cabinet — in what critics say is an attempt to shield him from prosecution.

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Brazil's Government Struggles To Stay In Power After Protests

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

After record-setting protests over the weekend, Brazil's government is scrambling to stay in power amid calls for the president's impeachment.

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As The Olympics Loom, Brazil Lurches From One Crisis To The Next

Monday, March 14, 2016

Brazil is in the midst of an economic downturn. It's battling the Zika virus. And a deepening political crisis has sparked massive protests and calls for the president's resignation.

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