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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

Corruption Scandal Engulfs Brazil's State Oil Company

Thursday, November 20, 2014

In Brazil, the state oil company said it would launch its own internal investigation into corruption that allegedly took place while President Dilma Rousseff was head of it. So far, there have been nearly two dozen arrests in the graft scandal.

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Chefs Meet In Brazil To Discuss Food Biodiversity

Monday, November 17, 2014

Some of the world's top chefs are joining forces to incorporate biodiversity into meals. It's no coincidence the meeting is in Brazil — Latin America is one of the world's most bio-diverse places.

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Ferran Adria And Fellow Star Chefs Talk Biodiversity In Brazil

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A group of chefs gathered this month in Sao Paolo to talk about how they can help preserve biodiversity. Among their warnings: If we lose food products, we will lose flavors and traditions.

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Proposed Tobacco Ban Fires Up Citizens Of Small Massachusetts Town

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Westminster, Massachusetts could be the first town in America to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products.

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In Brazil, Race Is A Matter Of Life And Violent Death

Sunday, November 09, 2014

In 2012, 56,337 people were murdered in Brazil. But that figure hides a color-coded truth: Homicide rates are actually way down — if you're white. If you're black? Murder rates are up 40 percent.

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Brazil: The Land Of Many Lawyers And Very Slow Justice

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Brazil has more law schools the rest of the world combined and more lawyers per capita than the U.S. But there's a huge legal backlog: One department of five judges is now handling 1.6 million cases.

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Saving The Amazon Will Take More Than Stopping Loggers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In order to save the Amazon, it's not enough for deforestation to stop; areas that have been denuded also need recuperation. A Brazilian research scientist has released a report with the World Wildlife Fund that suggested actions to curb the effect of humans on the world's largest rainforest.

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After Shocking Election Season In Brazil, Incumbent President Still Holds Power

Monday, October 27, 2014

Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff won a narrow re-election in Sunday's runoff, a result that reflects the deep political and economic divide in Brazil.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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