Lulu Garcia-Navarro

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Brazil Arrests 10 For Planning Attacks Against Next Month's Rio Olympics

Friday, July 22, 2016

Brazilian authorities busted a terror ring that was planning attacks on the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. This comes after Brazil bolstered security measures following the truck attack in France.

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Brazil Arrests 10 People Accused Of Olympics Terror Plot

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Brazil says a dozen people are accused of plotting terrorist attacks during the upcoming Olympic games. Ten people have been arrested and two more are sought. This comes as Brazil has heavily increased security ahead of the games.

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Is Venezuela Having A Health Care Crisis? It Depends On Whom You Ask

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The government says everything is fine. But doctors and patients tell a different story, citing a lack of the most basic medicines and supplies.

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Venezuela's Embattled President Loses Support, But Clings To Power

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Nicolas Maduro presides over an unraveling economy marked by empty shop shelves, food riots, malnutrition and unrest. He's losing backers, but still has the military on his side.

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The Colombia-Venezuela Border: Open To Smugglers, Closed To The Desperate

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Truckloads of smuggled goods get waved into Venezuela at the Colombian border. But the crossing is closed to ordinary Venezuelans hoping to enter Colombia to buy desperately needed food and medicine.

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Venezuela's Economic Implosion Exacerbates Inequality

Thursday, July 07, 2016

There are two Venezuelas. In one, mothers have no milk for their children. In the other, you can get milky cappuccinos. The country's severe economic problems have worsened inequality.

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Women In Venezuela Struggle To Cope Amid Economic Misery

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

An emaciated mother breastfeeds her toddler past weaning time, for lack of food. Women bear the brunt of coping with the economic misery after a decade and a half of socialist rule.

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Venezuela Is In Crisis. Its Economy Is In A Tailspin

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

The South American country is experiencing widespread shortages of food and medicine, along with rolling power blackouts. All of which have sparked rioting and large anti-government protests.

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'Like Water For Chocolate' Author Is Out With A Crime Thriller

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

In her novel, Pierced by the Sun, Laura Esquivel tackles crime and corruption in modern-day Mexico and boasts a female protagonist. The book has just been published in English.

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With 5 Weeks To Go Until The Olympics, How Prepared Is Rio?

Friday, July 01, 2016

Every week seems to bring unwelcome news in the run-up to the Olympics. This week, dismembered body parts washed up on a Rio beach. But how bad are things, really?

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How Ready Is Brazil For The Summer Olympics?

Friday, July 01, 2016

A number of athletes have dropped out of the Summer Olympics in Brazil over Zika concerns and the nation is dealing with widespread corruption, polluted waters and political turmoil.

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Angry Venezuelans Press For Recall Vote To Oust President Maduro

Thursday, June 23, 2016

With the economy in free fall, opponents of the president are trying to get enough signatures to hold a recall vote this year. They say Nicolas Maduro and his Socialist Party are trying to block them.

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Brazil's Olympic Torch Relay Goes Well Until Jaguar Is Shot And Killed

Thursday, June 23, 2016

There have been a lot of problems in the run-up to the Rio Olympics. The torch relay was an unexpected boost for the embattled games - until something went wrong involving the game's mascot.

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For Olympic Sailors And Fishermen Alike, Rio's Dirty Bay Sets Off Alarms

Friday, June 17, 2016

Guanabara Bay will host the Olympic sailing competition in August. But it's so heavily polluted, it threatens the livelihoods of those who depend on its waters.

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IOC President Tours Rio Venues, Confident Olympics Will Be Great

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Summer Olympics are only seven weeks away. Host city Rio de Janeiro has been dealing with a lot of problems in the run-up to the games: Zika, corruption scandals and a political crisis.

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For The First Time, A Team Of Refugees Will Compete At The Olympics

Friday, June 03, 2016

Ten refugees — swimmers, runners and judo athletes — have been named to the first-ever Olympics refugee team. They'll compete this August in Rio, where two of the refugee athletes already live.

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As Olympics Near, Violence Grips Rio's 'Pacified' Favelas

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Rio de Janeiro made a big push to provide security in its shantytowns. But some, which were touted as models, are again plagued by gang violence that has terrified residents.

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Reports Of Brutal Rape In India, Brazil Ignite National Debate

Monday, May 30, 2016

Reports of brutal rape in India and Brazil have touched off national conversations in those countries about violence against women.

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Gang Rape Shocks Brazilians

Saturday, May 28, 2016

The brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl — and misogynistic reactions to it on social media — is causing a furor in Brazil, where violence against women is rampant.

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Key Minister In Brazil's New Government Steps Down After Tape Is Leaked

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Secret tapes, street protests and political plots — Brazil is in turmoil and the newly installed government is already in trouble. It all centers on a corruption probe at the state oil company.

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