Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:
Saturday, March 28, 2015
In Argentina these days no one talks politics. It's not because no one cares but rather because one stray word can lose you a friend or a family member.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Cholita is an Andean spectacled bear that was mistreated in the circus in Peru. Now an animal rights group is trying to bring her to the U.S. as part of an effort to rescue wild animals from circuses.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest her leadership. It's been only four months since she was re-elected, and it already looks like her presidency is in deep trouble.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The second-term president faces a massive corruption scandal at the state oil company that implicates her party, rising inflation and a tanking currency. Now, her popularity is at an all-time low.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Geologists say the problem with wildcatters is that new wells are contaminating Sao Paulo's natural aquifer not to mention damaging the structure of many buildings.
Monday, March 02, 2015
In Chile, a 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis has posted an online video asking the country's president to allow her to die. The case prompted a raging discussion on assisted suicide.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
The shooting death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman has all the hallmarks of a Hollywood thriller. It has provided rich material for the conspiracy-minded in Argentina.
Friday, February 20, 2015
There's been a lot of news about police brutality in Brazil. But what is less known is the difficult situation for cops in Brazil. Unlike in the U.S., those who kill cops don't get harsher penalties.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Six Guantanamo detainees resettled in the tiny South American country of Uruguay in December say they feel like they've been released from one jail only to be put in another. One detainee complained on TV that they need their families, a home, a job and some sort of income. In response, Uruguay's president seemed to question their work ethic.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Before Alberto Nisman could give his testimony to congress implicating Argentina's president in a cover up of a 1994 bombing, he was found dead with a bullet to the head.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A group of prosecutors in Argentina has called a silent protest for Wednesday to demand answers into the gunshot death of a prosecutor investigating the nation's worst terror attack.
Monday, February 16, 2015
While it's winter in the U.S., it's also the height of summer along the beaches in Rio de Janeiro. A postcard from the Brazilian seaside brings the sounds of beach fun.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
One of the top schools competing in the Carnival parade received $3.5 million from Equatorial Guinea, sparking outrage in Brazil. The move puts a spotlight on Carnival's questionable sponsorships.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Restaurants are using disposable cutlery and plates. Residents only have water for a few hours. Food prices are soaring. Now, Sao Paulo faces draconian rationing of up to five days a week.
Sunday, February 08, 2015
Officials in Rio de Janeiro say they will use the 2016 Olympics to transform the city, but massive sports events like the Olympics carry a huge price tag, and often leave only white elephants behind.
Sunday, February 01, 2015
Hector Timerman talked to NPR about the possible role of Iran in a bombing attack on a Jewish center in 1994, the conspiracy theories gripping his country and why he negotiated secretly with Iran.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The prosecutor of an infamous 20-year-old bombing, who died recently under shady circumstances, is being buried on Thursday. Alberto Nisman goes to his grave as a controversial and enigmatic figure.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
On a day usually filled with quiet reflection, the Jewish community spoke out forcefully against the president for her handling of a 20-year-old bombing case that remains unsolved.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Rumors are rampant that the death of Alberto Nisman had something to do with alleged government wrongdoing related to the investigation of a terror attack in the 1990s.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez says she believes Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center, was murdered.