Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:
Monday, August 15, 2016
Gunfire and armed conflicts are a near-daily occurrence in some low-income neighborhoods. Residents in those favelas rely on the WhatsApp messaging service for guidance on where it's safe to travel.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
World-renowned chef Massimo Bottura is putting his culinary skills to use with a world-class soup kitchen in Rio de Janeiro.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Expectations were high, but for Rio's poorest, the games are coming up short. "Who is enjoying the games?" asks one man. "Not the poor. It's only for the tourists." But even tourists are staying away.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Rousseff, who was formally suspended as president in May, will now face a trial in the Senate over alleged fiscal mismanagement. She has repeatedly denied the accusations.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Brazil is in the midst of a political crisis, but protests at Olympic venues have been shut down. The government is expected to appeal a judge's ruling that it is illegal to remove protesters.
Sunday, August 07, 2016
The Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are underway, and despite long lines and a stray bullet firing, most things seem to be running smoothly.
Friday, August 05, 2016
The Olympics officially opened with spectacle, glitz, glamour, patriotism, history and music.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Riot police fired back with tear gas and rubber bullets at protests in a poor Rio neighborhood upset over the money being spent on the Olympic games. The protests are highlighting complaints that Brazilian authorities aren't doing enough to help the poor.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The troubled Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will have their opening ceremony on Friday. We get a sneak preview of how the country will be showcasing its unique culture and heritage.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Tens of thousands of tourists arrive in Rio this week for Friday's opening of the Olympics amid a surge in crime, concerns over Zika, and reports that the host city might not be ready for prime time.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
A conversation between a father and son about the situation in Venezuela — where inflation is rife and food riots common — reveals the increasing fault lines among society in the socialist country.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Summer Games in Brazil are days away, but at least half of the Olympic village — the luxury accommodation where the athletes are staying — has had to undergo last-minute repairs, officials say.
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Alexsandra Moreira, a mother of four, was stabbed 21 times by her husband. "Even with all the laws, when everything was done to protect her by the book, we failed," says the prosecutor in her case.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.