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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

Out Of Tragedy, A New Brazilian Presidential Contender Emerges

Friday, August 22, 2014

The death of Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate created an opportunity for his running mate, Marina Silva. Her entry into the race has upended the situation. Whereas the man she replaced was running a distant third in polls, support for Silva has surged.

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Once An Object Of Reverence, Brazilian Soccer's A Punchline

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Once, Brazilians were welcomed in other countries with talk of Brazil's soccer dominance; now, everyone merely speaks of their historic World Cup defeat against Germany.

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Brazil Mourns, After Presidential Candidate Dies In Plane Crash

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The man running third in the race to be Brazil's next president has died in a plane crash. Eduardo Campos' small plane crashed in bad weather south of Sao Paulo as it was preparing to land.

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Letter From Beyond The Grave: A Tale Of Love, Murder And Brazilian Law

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Lenira de Oliveira and her boyfriend were on trial for murder. Then an astonishing piece of evidence was submitted in their defense: a letter from the victim, as communicated to a medium.

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Undocumented Drivers Wary Of License Program

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Eleven states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws to grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But applicants face hurdles, like language barriers and fear of deportation.

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An NPR War Correspondent Reflects On A Pet Turning 100 (In Dog Years)

Saturday, August 09, 2014

When NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder after covering the Iraq War, she found comfort at the Mexico City pound in the form of Ursa.

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Magos Herrera And Javier Limon Serve Up Musical Tapas

Saturday, August 09, 2014

The jazz singer and flamenco guitarist paired up for the new album Dawn, which features both American and Latin jazz standards, as well as classic Mexican folk songs.

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As Evangelical Clout Grows, Brazil May Face New Culture Wars

Friday, August 01, 2014

The nation's political campaigns are in full swing, and evangelical Christians play an increasingly large role. Some Brazilians worry that U.S.-style battles over social issues may be on the way.

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Advocates Keep Focus On Issues Outside World Cup Stadiums

Friday, July 11, 2014

What has the soccer tournament really cost Brazil? An overpass that was still under construction collapsed on a bus killing 2 people. And, opposition lawmakers want a probe into World Cup financing.

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The Conundrum Of The Cup-Deprived: Brazilians Wonder Who To Root For

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Brazilian soccer fans, in their grief over the national team's World Cup loss, now must decide whether to cheer for their archrival Argentina or Germany, the team that crushed their Cup dreams.

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Brazilians Lick Wounds After World Cup Loss To Germany

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Brazil is out of soccer's championship series, suffering its worst defeat ever in a World Cup game. Brazil lost to Germany 7-1, and the reaction was one of stunned disbelief.

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The Collective Anguish Of The Brazilian Defeat

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro watched Brazil's World Cup semifinal against Germany in a bar in Sao Paulo. She speaks to Robert Siegel about the game and the devastation it sowed among Brazilian fans.

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For Brazilians, Game-Day Rituals Lead To Sense Of Community

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Brazil faces off with Germany on Tuesday in the semi-finals of the World Cup. Deep into the tournament now, Brazilian fans have developed a clockwork game-day routine they hope continues.

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Graffiti Artist Sprays Brazil's Turmoil Across Its City Walls

Friday, July 04, 2014

Brazilian street artist Paulo Ito has captured the spirit of the World Cup with two controversial images. They both speak to viewers worldwide about the costs of staging the mega event.

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Argentinian World Cup Fans Plant Their Flag In Brazil

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

On Tuesday, Argentinian World Cup fans are descending on Sao Paulo, Brazil. Love them or loathe them, these fans are renowned for both their passion and rowdiness.

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Rivalry: Spanish Speakers Flood Portuguese-Speaking Brazil

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Most Brazilians speak English and Spanish with an accent. But Brazilians seem to take great offense to World Cup visitors speaking Portuguese with an accent.

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Once Bitten, Twice Decried: Uruguay Outraged By Suarez Punishment

Friday, June 27, 2014

Luis Suarez's sponsors are dropping him and his 2014 World Cup is over. FIFA dealt the Uruguayan soccer player an unusually harsh sentence for biting his opponent, and his home country is outraged.

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In Brazil, The Home Team's Not The Only Team To Root For

Thursday, June 26, 2014

All Things Considered watches World Cup games with Brazilians of both Japanese and Italian descent, to see who Brazilians root for when they don't root for Brazil.

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Revived Mariel Port Attracts Investment From Brazil

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Brazil is pouring nearly a billion dollars into Cuba's Mariel port. Brazil, via Cuba, will practically have its own port near U.S. shores — so it's a major geostrategic move.

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Off The Pitch, Brazilians Mark A More Political Clash

Thursday, June 19, 2014

One year from million-strong protest marches in Brazil, Brazilians are marking the anniversary with more demonstrations. There are fewer protesters than a year ago, when Brazilians expressed their anger over World Cup costs and the government's neglect of housing, health, transportation and employment issues at home.

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