Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

In Argentina, Friends, Families Torn Apart By Political Discord

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.


After Abuse In A Peruvian Circus, A Bear Awaits A New Home

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.


Brazilians Stage Massive Protests Against President Dilma Rousseff

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.


Drumbeat Grows Louder For Impeachment Of Brazil's Rousseff

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.


Sao Paulo's Drought Pits Water Prospectors Against Wildcatters

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.


Euthanasia Is Illegal In Chile; Young Patient Wants Right To Die

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.


Minor Characters Take The Stage In Argentina's Real-Life Murder Mystery

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.


Families Of Slain Brazilian Police Officers Ask For Tougher Penalties

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.


Gitmo Detainees Transferred To Uruguay Say Life Isn't Much Better

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.


Tens Of Thousands Mark Argentine Prosecutor's Mysterious Death

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.


In Argentina, Marchers Mark One Month Since Prosecutor's Death

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.


Escape The Winter Woes With A Glimpse Of The Rio Shoreline

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.


Samba School Outrage Points To Carnival's Murky Financial History

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.


A Historic Drought Grips Brazil's Economic Capital

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.


Olympic Golf Course Makes Rio Greener But Turns Some Residents Red

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.


Argentina's Foreign Minister: Jewish Community Supports Deal With Iran

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.


Argentine Prosecutor Was A Divisive Figure In Life And In Death

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.


On Holocaust Day, Argentina's Jews Despair Over Deaths, Old And New

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.


Argentinians Doubt Prosecutor's Death Was Suicide

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.


Prosecutor's Mysterious Death Grips Argentina

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.