This Is NPR South America Correspondent ProFile: 'I Wanted To Be Exactly This When I Grew Up.' May 13, 2013 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro is moving to Brazil in a new role as NPR's South America correspondent. With the region's growing global role, we expect you'll hear a lot from her. So here are the fun facts you won't hear on air. For example, we've got a Game of Thrones fan on our hands.