Lourdes Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:
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.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A few years ago, amid a global recession, Brazil was the darling of the financial markets. But last year, the country barely avoided recession. Prices are soaring, and investors are looking elsewhere.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
With January first marking the start of many people's self-improvement projects, Lourdes Garcia Navarro shares a story she reported earlier this year about plastic surgery in Brazil.
Monday, December 22, 2014
When a member of Brazil's congress said a female colleague "deserves" to be raped, it set off a national debate about hate speech and congressional immunity.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Obama announced diplomatic relations will be restored with Cuba. Travel and trade restrictions will be relaxed. What does this mean for Cubans who have been pushing for democracy?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The country's inflation rate is running around 40 percent this year, according to private economists. As a hedge, Argentines are always looking for ways to get their hands on U.S. dollars.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The 2,000-page document bring to light a history of torture, executions and disappearances during the 1964-1985 military dictatorship. An amnesty law means no one has been punished for their role.