Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves appears in the following:

The Public Therapists Of Sao Paulo

Friday, October 06, 2017

In a public park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a handful of psychotherapists are open for business. This is literally a public service — they've set up shop on folding beach chairs in a busy city park.

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Violence In Brazil Escalates, Army Is Deployed To Neighborhoods

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The request for the Army to patrol areas comes days after rival members of a drug cartel started a war in Rio's most dangerous favela. Since Sunday, shootouts have become common in the area.

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Venezuelans Look For New Ways To Cope Amid Increasingly Dire Economic Issues

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

As Venezuela's government grows increasingly autocratic, its shortages of food, medicine and the basics of life grow more dire. Venezuelans are finding new ways to cope.

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Brazilian Meatpacking Tycoon Detained In Corruption Probe

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Brazil's chief prosecutor ordered the arrest of one of the country's richest men after he and a colleague recorded themselves discussing crimes related to a sprawling corruption probe.

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Venezuela's Ex-Prosecutor Accuses President Maduro Of Corruption

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Luisa Ortega was a staunch Maduro supporter until he tried to take away independence of the Supreme Court. After fleeing Venezuela, she now says she has evidence linking him to a corruption scandal.

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Venezuelan Protests Simmer, But The 'Resistance' Is Still Alive

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Disillusionment is running deep among young Venezuelans who spent the last four months battling government forces on the streets. They say the fight must continue.

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Opposition Parties Prepare Bid To Challenge Venezuela's President

Thursday, August 10, 2017

An alliance of opposition parties says it will participate in an upcoming election in a bid to stop Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. This comes as Maduro has consolidated power and moved toward what many say is a dictatorship with the creation of a super legislature called the Constituent Assembly.

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U.S. Imposes New Sanctions On Venezuelan Officials

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The U.S. government imposed new sanctions on officials in Venezuela's government Wednesday.

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Anti-Government Fighters In Venezuela Attack Army Base

Monday, August 07, 2017

Two people were killed in what authorities called a "terrorist attack" at a military base in Venezuela. Twenty men in military uniforms infiltrated the base. Some escaped with weapons.

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Venezuela Crisis Latest: Venezuelan Troops Quash Attempted Anti-Government Attack

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Violence and protests continue following a disputed election. Venezuelans awoke to news Sunday that a small group of armed men tried to overtake a major military base in the central city of Valencia.

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Morning News Brief: Signs Of Bipartisanship On Health Care, Corruption Vote In Brazil

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Lawmakers have showed interest of working across party linesies on improving health insurance markets. Also, Brazil's Congress votes on corruption charges against the president.

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Brazil's Congress Votes On Removing President

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Brazil's Congress is voting Wednesday on a move to unseat embattled President Michel Temer.

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Venezuelan Election Looms Amid Fears of Dictatorship

Friday, July 28, 2017

Venezuelans vote Sunday for delegates to an assembly that will have the power to rewrite the constitution and annul the opposition-led legislature. Critics say this body will usher in a dictatorship.

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Crisis Intensifies In Venezuela Ahead Of Controversial Vote

Friday, July 28, 2017

Venezuela faces a weekend of turmoil over an election that government opponents say is rigged to give President Nicolas Maduro sweeping new powers.

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Trump Places Sanctions On 13 Venezuelan Officials

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The U.S. places sanctions on 13 Venezuelans involved in an election Sunday, that government opponents there say are rigged. The vote could give Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sweeping new powers.

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Millions Of Venezuelans Reject Plans To Retool The Constitution

Monday, July 17, 2017

Venezuela's opposition held an unauthorized plebiscite on Sunday. More than 7 million Venezuelans cast symbolic votes rejecting the president's plan to overhaul the country's constitution.

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Venezuela's Opposition To Vote On Symbolic Referendum Against Consitution Rewrite

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Venezuelans are voting Sunday on President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite their constitution. Opposition leaders, who called for the plebiscite, are hoping for a huge turnout of "no" voters.

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In Chile, Many Regard Climate Change As The Greatest External Threat

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Drought, floods and wildfires are signs that climate change has become a harsh reality for the 17 million people of Chile. Laguna de Aculeo used to be a booming summer playground, but not anymore.

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Brazilian Ex-President Convicted Of Corruption

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Brazil's popular former president has been convicted of corruption and sentenced to nine and a half years in prison. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva denies wrongdoing. He remains free pending appeal.

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Brazil's Former President Lula Sentenced To Prison For Corruption

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Brazil's former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been convicted of corruption charges. Lula, as he's popularly known, was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison but remains free pending appeal. Lula denies wrongdoing and claims the charges are politically motivated.

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