Philip Reeves appears in the following:
Monday, July 27, 2020
The complaint to the International Criminal Court comes as the country registers more than 87,000 deaths and 2.4 million confirmed cases.
Friday, July 17, 2020
A look around the globe shows other countries - Brazil, South Africa, Iraq - are in turmoil as the relentless coronavirus pandemic takes its toll.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with reporters in Sweden, Brazil and Israel to hear about how those countries are currently experiencing the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the coronavirus. He has consistently downplayed the dangers of the virus throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Brazil's president has been outspoken in his rejection of special measures to mitigate the coronavirus. The results of his latest COVID-19 test will be released Tuesday.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The number of people infected by the coronavirus in some of Brazil's poorest and most vulnerable neighborhoods could be 30 times higher than the officially registered count, according to researchers.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
With the coronavirus surging in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro attempted, unsuccessfully, to suppress information about the spread of COVID-19.
Monday, June 08, 2020
The protests over George Floyd's death in the U.S. have prompted a debate about racism in Brazil. Hundreds of Brazilians have marched over the recent deaths of two black boys.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
The World Health Organization has reported that Latin America is now the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Pan American Health Organization warned countries against rushing to reopen economies.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Brazil has the world's second-highest number of COVID-19 cases after the U.S. The rise in cases comes as São Paulo, the state with the highest number of deaths, prepares to ease some restrictions.
Monday, May 25, 2020
Brazil now has the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world. The U.S. has recently banned all travel from Brazil, in a blow to pandemic-skeptic President Jair Bolsanaro.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
A remote Amazon town of mostly indigenous Brazilians is struggling to protect its population as the coronavirus spreads through the forest.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Brazil has become a coronavirus hot spot and the mayor of Sao Paulo warns the health care system is near collapse. Meanwhile, the country's president continues to flout social distancing requests.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The coronavirus gave a boost to many presidents and prime ministers around the globe. Take a look at three democracies: the U.K., Israel and Brazil.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Argentina has been very effective in managing the coronavirus outbreaks, locking down early and keeping the number of coronavirus cases low.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Once there were 100 cases, the government imposed broad confinement measures. More than seven weeks later, with 317 coronavirus-related deaths, Argentina is easing its lockdown outside Buenos Aires.
Friday, May 08, 2020
With hospitals and cemeteries overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the mayor of Manaus, Brazil's hardest hit city, has appealed to world leaders, including President Trump, for help.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Two U.S. citizens were arrested in Venezuela Monday. President Nicolas Maduro went on TV and said they had tried to invade his country, overthrow him and assassinate him.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
As Brazil's president down plays the coronavirus threat — despite a sharp uptick in death — he's facing a political crisis. It is affecting the government's handling of the pandemic.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Cemeteries and hospitals are overwhelmed by a surge in fatalities, most of which are not registered in official COVID-19 statistics because of a lack of testing and bureaucratic delays.