Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

In Brazil, Conservationists Worried New Congress Could Harm Amazon

Friday, October 17, 2014

The make up of Brazil's new legislative body will have a big impact on the world because of a surge in the so-called ruralist bloc and their track record on environmental protections in the Amazon.


Look At This: Portraits After Plastic Surgery

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Brazil recently surpassed the U.S. with the most cosmetic surgeries performed in the world. Seven Brazilian women explain what beauty means to them.


In Brazil, Nips And Tucks Don't Raise An Eyebrow

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Brazil has surpassed the U.S. as the world capital of plastic surgery. All this cosmetic enhancement is widely embraced in a country where women flaunt, rather than hide, having work done.


Incumbent Rousseff To Face Neves In Brazil's Presidential Runoff

Monday, October 06, 2014

It's been one of Brazil's most hotly contested presidential races in a generation. As expected incumbent Dilma Rousseff won, but not by enough to avoid a runoff later in the month.


Brazil Election Caps A Dramatic Campaign Season

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Voters in Brazil go to the polls Sunday to choose a new president. Incumbent Dilma Roussef is up against environmentalist Marina Silva and others, in a nail-biting race.


Brazil's Election Culminates A Season Filled With Shocks

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Brazilians head to the polls Sunday in one of the most exciting elections in recent history there. The presidential race pits two women against each other — a first for the South American country.


How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Antonio Cavalcante helped get a candidate for governor barred after showing that the politician had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.


Could Brazil Have The First 'Green' President Of A Major Economy?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Marina Silva grew up deep in the Amazon and says Brazil must do more to protect its natural riches. But environmentalists have doubts about what she can do, given the powerful agrobusiness interests.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.