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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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How Brazil's Severe Drought Affects The Entire World's Coffee Supply Chain

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Facing Growing Opposition, Brazil's Bolsonaro Has Mobilized His Supporters To Protest

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Brazil's President Mobilizes His Base. And Like Him, They're Bikers

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A Televised Inquiry Examines Brazil's Handling Of The Pandemic

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Gymnast Rebeca Andrade Won Gold For Brazil, And Became A National Hero

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What The Delta Variant And Vaccinations Look Like In Brazil, South Africa And Israel

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Peru's New President Will Be Sworn Into Office On Wednesday

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Voters In Peru Wait For Results Of The Country's Presidential Election

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Peru Heads To A Presidential Election With Two Controversial Candidates

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Copa America Tournament Moved To Brazil From Argentina, 2 Weeks Before Kickoff

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Heartbreaking Photo Shows Depth Of COVID-19 Tragedy In Argentina

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What A New Constitution Could Mean For Chile

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Brazil Senate Examines Government's Handling Of Pandemic

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The Philippines has begun administering its first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccines to healthcare workers, elderly citizens, and persons with comorbidities. Manila and nearby provinces remain under strict lockdown as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images hide caption

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Low Global Vaccination Rate Sparks Fears Of COVID-19 Surges

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