Philip Reeves appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, March 29, 2021
Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has reshuffled his cabinet, replacing several key ministers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.