Philip Reeves

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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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Brazil Is Looking Like The Worst Place On Earth For COVID-19

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Brazil reported a terrible milestone: over 3,000 deaths in a day. The country is in crisis, with hospitals at capacity, politicians attacked for lockdowns and a controversial president.

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Air Travel Is Opening Up Again, But That Doesn't Mean The Pandemic Is Over

Monday, March 22, 2021

As the world emerges in fits and starts from the darkest days of the pandemic, travel is once again becoming possible for more people. Our correspondents talk about their recent experiences.

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Brazil COVID-19 Cases Climb As Deaths Overwhelm Hospitals And Funeral Services

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Brazil is experiencing an even more dire COVID-19 with more people now dying there every day than in the United States. Hospitals and funeral services have become overwhelmed as cases climb.

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After Brazil Court Decision, Ex-President Da Silva May Run For Office Again

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

A court threw out criminal charges against Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. He was banned from running for president in 2018 because of a corruption conviction. Voters could give him his old job back.

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Coronavirus Crisis Gets 'Even Worse' In Brazilian Amazon City Of Manaus

Friday, January 22, 2021

Another surge in coronavirus cases has collapsed Manaus' health system, leading hospitals to run out of beds and oxygen for patients. It's also having a deadly fallout in nearby communities.

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Coronavirus Surge Drains Brazilian City's Oxygen Supply

Friday, January 15, 2021

Manaus in northern Brazil is facing a huge coronavirus outbreak. The health system is collapsing. Oxygen supplies are so scarce that people are suffocating while in their hospital beds.

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A Look At Global COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Countries are taking a variety of approaches to their mass COVID-19 vaccination campaigns. NPR's international correspondents discuss the results in Germany, Israel and Brazil.

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Holidays, Vaccine Issues Thwart Brazil's Attempt To Control COVID-19 Surge

Monday, January 11, 2021

Brazil's scientists are warning about a dire increase in more coronavirus cases if a national lockdown isn't in place soon. Brazil has recorded more COVID-19 deaths than anywhere except the U.S.

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After Hours-Long Debate, Argentine Senators Vote To Legalize Abortion

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Argentina will legalize abortion following a successful vote in the Senate early Wednesday. The decision could send shock waves throughout the heavily Roman Catholic region of Latin America.

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Argentina To Vote On Abortion Legalization

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Argentina prepares to vote on a landmark bill that, if passed, would legalize abortion and make Argentina the first big Latin American country to do so.

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