Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves appears in the following:

Brazil's Far-Right Presidential Candidate Leads But Can't Avoid A Runoff

Monday, October 08, 2018

Preliminary results show a far-right candidate returned a commanding lead in the first round of the presidential election. He heads to a runoff later this month with the Workers' Party candidate.

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China And Brazil Woo Each Other With Soccer Power

Sunday, October 07, 2018

Each year Chinese youth teams send members to a Brazilian academy for 10 months of soccer coupled with regular school lessons, including classes in Portuguese.

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Brazilians Go To The Polls As Far-Right Candidate Gains Ground

Sunday, October 07, 2018

Brazilians go to the polls to pick their next president in, perhaps, the country's most divisive election ever. The lead candidates are polar opposites on the political spectrum.

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Women In Brazil Are Mobilizing Against The Presidential Election Front-Runner

Friday, October 05, 2018

Brazil's preparing for the most divisive presidential election since its dictatorship ended in the 1980s. Huge numbers of women are mobilized to oppose far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, who has a record for misogyny, racism and homophobia.

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Brazil To Go To The Polls Amid A Surge Of The Far Right

Friday, October 05, 2018

Sunday's election in Brazil represents an important gauge of how far to the right voters in Latin America's largest nation are prepared to turn.

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#NotHim: In Brazil, Women Protest Far-Right Brazil Presidential Candidate

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Brazilian women took to the streets on Saturday to protest against the far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. With the vote little more than a week away, women are protesting against what they say are his misogynistic, homophobic and racist views.

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Stool From Slave Trade Era Is Likely Destroyed In Brazil's Museum Fire

Monday, September 17, 2018

As researchers sift through the ashes at the museum in Rio de Janeiro, they expect to find little that survived the fire — including an African royal throne from the days of the Atlantic slave trade.

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Front-Runner In Brazil's Presidential Race Hospitalized After Being Stabbed

Friday, September 07, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner in Brazil's upcoming presidential election is in serious condition at a hospital after being stabbed in the stomach while campaigning.

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Presidential Front-Runner In Brazil Is Stabbed During Rally

Friday, September 07, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed while campaigning in the nation's southeast for the general elections in October. Doctors say it could take months for him to fully recover.

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Fire Guts Brazil's National Museum In Rio De Janeiro

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Brazilians await answers on what caused the weekend fire at the country's National Museum, and what was lost in the blaze. The museum housed 20 million items.

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Crowd Gathers To Inspect Damage Of Fire At Brazil's National Museum

Monday, September 03, 2018

Rio de Janeiro's 200-year-old history museum was engulfed in fire overnight, endangering cherished artifacts from Brazilian and world cultures.

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Fire Engulfs Brazil's National Museum

Monday, September 03, 2018

A fire has gutted the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, the oldest scientific institution in the country.

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Brazilians Turn To Evangelical Church In Rural Town Wracked By Drugs And Poverty

Saturday, August 04, 2018

"Churches are taking over the leadership role which was supposed to be in the hands of the political powers," says a Catholic youth group member in the Brazilian town of Central do Maranhão.

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Dictatorship Was A 'Very Good' Period, Says Brazil's Aspiring President

Monday, July 30, 2018

NPR sat down with Jair Bolsonaro, who is in the lead ahead of other (eligible) candidates for the Brazilian presidency.

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In 'Macho' Brazil, Fast-Rising Star Marília Mendonça Is Inspiring Women To Push Back

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Marília Mendonça has reclaimed Brazil's traditional genre sertanejo and created "feminejo," providing women with a voice in a traditionally macho society.

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Bars And Churches Compete For Brazil's Youth

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Bereft of hope and opportunity, youth in Brazil's poorer regions are part of a growing multitude in traditionally Catholic Latin America who are turning either to the evangelical Church, or to bars.

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'I Know How Far I Can Go': Black Entrepreneurs Overcome Challenges In Brazil

Friday, July 13, 2018

Salvador, the capital of Bahia state, has become a hub for black-owned businesses. A startup accelerator there supports companies based on their potential for social and economic impact.

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Most Of The Victims Of Brazil's Rising Violence Are Young

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Brazil's northern city of Manaus has become a sprawling city of some 2 million people. The city is also in the frontline of Latin America's war on drug trafficking — a conflict involving police, traffickers and their rivals.

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Meme Goals: Brazil's Star Neymar Is On A Roll At The World Cup

Friday, July 06, 2018

The Brazilian soccer player is the focus of an onslaught of mockery for his habit of hurling himself to the ground and rolling to cry foul. But some Brazilians have come to his defense.

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Truckers' Strike In Brazil Cripples The Country

Monday, May 28, 2018

A strike by truckers in Brazil has brought Latin America's largest economy to a halt. The strike has been going on for more than a week.

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