Philip Reeves

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Gymnast Rebeca Andrade Won Gold For Brazil, And Became A National Hero

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Brazilians are desperate for heroes right now, and it looks like they have found one: Rebeca Andrade is the first Brazilian woman to win an Olympic medal for gymnastics.

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What The Delta Variant And Vaccinations Look Like In Brazil, South Africa And Israel

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A look at how the delta variant and vaccine efforts are shaping the course of the coronavirus through three places - Brazil, South Africa and Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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Peru's New President Will Be Sworn Into Office On Wednesday

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Pedro Castillo is a former teacher and son of farmers, who narrowly beat his right-wing rival. His election, some say, may herald change across the region.

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Voters In Peru Wait For Results Of The Country's Presidential Election

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Peru's presidential election was between the right-wing daughter of disgraced former President Alberto Fujimori and a leftist teacher who is new to politics. It's still not clear who won.

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Peru Heads To A Presidential Election With Two Controversial Candidates

Sunday, June 06, 2021

Peru is holding its presidential elections, with a leftist school teacher, Pedro Castillo, facing off against the right-wing daughter of the country's ex-president, the authoritarian Alberto Fujimori.

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Copa America Tournament Moved To Brazil From Argentina, 2 Weeks Before Kickoff

Monday, May 31, 2021

Brazil will host Copa America, one of the world's top soccer tournaments, after original host Argentina was dropped due to a surge in COVID cases. But Brazil also has been hit hard by the pandemic.

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Heartbreaking Photo Shows Depth Of COVID-19 Tragedy In Argentina

Saturday, May 29, 2021

The pandemic's toll on Argentina was symbolized in a viral photo of a young COIVD-19 patient, unconscious on a hospital floor. We look at the latest measures and government response in the country.

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What A New Constitution Could Mean For Chile

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Chile is working to create an entirely new constitution, entrusting the mission to an assembly of 155 newly-elected people. They will rewrite a document from the Pinochet dictatorship 40 years ago.

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Brazil Senate Examines Government's Handling Of Pandemic

Thursday, May 20, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages in Brazil, an inquiry is underway. An army general, who served as health minister, testified to senators determined to hold the government accountable.

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Low Global Vaccination Rate Sparks Fears Of COVID-19 Surges

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

As the world watches India battle a crushing COVID-19 surge, many countries fear they could be next. Most of the world is struggling to get even a small percentage of their population vaccinated.

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Brazil's COVID-19 Deaths Top 400,000 Amid Fears Of Worsening Crisis

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Daily death tolls have dropped, but experts are wary of another surge. President Jair Bolsonaro, amid a Senate probe into the country's pandemic response, continues to attack health measures.

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Brazil's Senate Investigates Who To Blame For Country's COVID-19 Crisis

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

A parliamentary inquiry has begun in Brazil into the president's pandemic response. He's downplayed the pandemic — leading to devastating COVID-19 surges that have overwhelmed hospitals.

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Biden Hoping For Brazil's Bolsonaro To Agree To Stop Destroying The Amazon Rainforest

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Biden administration is hoping Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro will commit to climate standards for the Amazon. Activists warn of the folly of a deal with Bolsonaro, who's long dismissed climate concerns.

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Chile's COVID-19 Vaccination Program Was Largely Successful — But The Virus Persists

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Chile has been praised worldwide for its COVID-19 vaccination program, inoculating a higher proportion of its population than all but two countries. Yet Chile's battle against the pandemic isn't over.

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Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Supreme Court has approved an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response. Doctors Without Borders says the country's approach has led to a "near collapse of Brazil's health system."

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Casualties Of Brazil's Latest COVID-19 Surge Fill Hospitals And Morgues

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Brazil is experiencing the worst moment so far of the pandemic. Deaths are out of control and hospitals are at risk of collapse. The transmission rates of the virus and its variants are accelerating.

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The President Of Brazil Is Facing His Biggest Political Crisis

Friday, April 02, 2021

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is suffering his biggest political crisis since coming to power, as he has massively mishandled the pandemic and the military grows abrasive at his politicization.

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Political Crisis Deepens In Brazil As 3 Military Commanders Are To Be Replaced

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Brazil's Ministry of Defense has announced that the commanders of the army, navy and air force will be replaced, deepening a political crisis for President Jair Bolsonaro.

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Replaces Multiple Cabinet Members

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Amid the pandemic, Brazil is facing a political crisis after the country's president replaced six members of his cabinet — including the ministers of defense and foreign affairs.

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President Of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro Is Replacing Multiple Members Of His Cabinet

Monday, March 29, 2021

Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has reshuffled his cabinet, replacing several key ministers.

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