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Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves

International Correspondent, South America

Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.

Reeves has spent two and a half decades working as a journalist overseas, reporting from a wide range of places including the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, and Asia.

He is a member of the NPR team that won highly prestigious Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University and George Foster Peabody awards for coverage of the conflict in Iraq. Reeves has been honored several times by the South Asian Journalists' Association.

Reeves covered South Asia for more than 10 years. He has traveled widely in Pakistan and India, taking NPR listeners on voyages along the Ganges River and the ancient Grand Trunk Road.

Reeves joined NPR in 2004 after 17 years as an international correspondent for the British daily newspaper The Independent. During the early stages of his career, he worked for BBC radio and television after training on the Bath Chronicle newspaper in western Britain.

Over the years, Reeves has covered a wide range of stories, including Boris Yeltsin's erratic presidency, the economic rise of India, the rise and fall of Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf, and conflicts in Gaza and the West Bank, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

Reeves holds a degree in English literature from Cambridge University. His family originates from Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Brazil's Star Soccer Player Neymar Denies Rape Allegation

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Venezuelan Factory Mixes Rum With Rugby To Stem Crime

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Pushes Back Against U.S. Support To Unseat Him

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U.S. Directs Blame At Cuba For Guaidó's Failed Military Uprising In Venezuela

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Venezuelans Show Up In The Thousands To Protest Against Maduro

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News Brief: Barr Refuses To Testify, Venezuela, Julian Assange

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Venezuela Clashes Continue As Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Calls For Uprising

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Political Crisis In Venezuela Escalates

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Venezuela's Prolonged Power Struggle Over Who's In Charge Continues

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Venezuela Musician Hopes Change Is On The Way To His Embroiled Country

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U.S. Pulls Remaining Staffers Out Of Its Embassy In Venezuela

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Much Of Venezuela Is Without Electricity As Blackout Continues

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