Philip Reeves

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Political Protests In Chile Alter The Site's Landscape

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Chile's protest movement has transformed a giant plaza in Santiago into a venue for graffiti, art, street theater, concerts — and bloody clashes with police.


Maduro Picks Surprising Tool To Level Out Venezuela's Tailspin: Capitalism

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Allowing the use of American dollars has brought a little life back to Venezuela's cities — and strengthened Nicolás Maduro's grip on power. But much misery remains in more rural parts of the nation.


Eye Patches Are A Badge Of Honor As Injured Chileans Keep Protesting

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Chileans are once again risking injury and arrest to continue the protests they started in the fall. They're demanding economic reforms that they blame for major social inequality in the country.


Protests In Chile

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Chilean protesters were back on the streets Friday to vent their anger over the country's paltry pensions, fragile safety net and police brutality against demonstrators.


How Do Brazilians Feel About President Bolsonaro's First Year In Office?

Monday, December 30, 2019

Brazil's president is about to mark a year in office. In his inaugural speech, he promised to build a "society without discrimination or division." Critics say he's done the exact opposite.


Scenes From The International Desk: Deep Inside The Amazon Rainforest

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Broad swaths of the Amazon Rainforest burned this year. An NPR correspondent met one character deep in the rainforest who told him something that didn't end up in a radio story but stuck with him.


Brazil's President Draws Controversy Over Covert Use Of Cyberspace

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

A former ally of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says the leader has a government-funded "digital militia" that pumps out propaganda targeting the president's enemies.


Salvaging Hope: 1 Woman's Refusal To Be Defeated By The Crisis In Venezuela

Friday, December 06, 2019

One woman's personal but epic struggle in Venezuela says a lot about poverty there. She sifts through trash and even moved to the capital where the pickings might offer more than even poorer areas.


Bolivia Struggling To Transition To New Elections Following Fall Of Evo Morales

Monday, November 25, 2019

Bolivia is struggling to transition to new elections following the fall of Evo Morales and deadly violence. There are allegations that the interim president is hostile to indigenous culture.


A Standoff Between Bolivian Forces And Protesters Turns Deadly

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

At least three people were killed and nearly two dozen others injured near the Bolivian capital of La Paz when security forces and protesters clashed at a major gas plant.


Police Open Fire On Protesters In Bolivia

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Several people have died this weekend in clashes with security forces in Bolivia, where an interim government is in control after the ouster of President Evo Morales.


Turmoil In Bolivia

Thursday, November 14, 2019

In Bolivia, backers of the recently ousted president dismiss the new interim president as illegitimate, because she was not approved by congress. She, in turn, vows a return to democracy.


Bolivia Must Decide On New Leader After President Flees To Mexico For Asylum

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

After weeks of its worst unrest in decades, Bolivia's embattled president fled the country for asylum in Mexico. All designated successors also quit and Congress now must decide on the next leader.


After 14 Years In Power, Bolivia's Morales Resigns Presidency

Monday, November 11, 2019

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned amid protests across the country alleging fraud in the election that he declared himself the winner of just three weeks ago.


Bolivian President Evo Morales Resigns

Sunday, November 10, 2019

The embattled president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has resigned.


Argentina Tilts To The Left With Presidential Election

Monday, October 28, 2019

Argentina's voters overwhelmingly swept center-left Alberto Fernández to power, rejecting the one-term conservative administration. The vote returns Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to leadership.


Argentine Election Results Suggest A Turn To Leftist Populism

Monday, October 28, 2019

In Argentina's presidential election, Alberto Fernandez and his running mate, former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner have ousted one term leader Mauricio Macri.


In Chile, Chaotic Public Demonstrations Are Being Met By Armed Security Forces

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The wave of protests in Chile are igniting public anger over abuses by the security forces. They also are stirring stirring painful memories of a dictatorship whose abuses are still felt.


In Venezuela, Victor Hugo's 'Les Misérables' Resonates With Caracas Residents

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

"The message is simple: We Venezuelans never give up," says a star of Les Misérables opening in Caracas. Victor Hugo's classic resonates with residents in one of the world's deadliest cities.


Demonstrators In Chile Demand Economic Equality

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

On the fifth day of violent protests against the government, Chile's president apologized on national television for failing to see the problems of the people.