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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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Cemetery workers carry the remains of 89-year-old Abilio Ribeiro, who died of the new coronavirus, for burial at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, on Jan. 6. The day before, Manaus declared a 180-day state of emergency due to a surge of new cases of the coronavirus. Edmar Barros/AP hide caption

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Coronavirus Surge Drains Brazilian City's Oxygen Supply

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A Look At Global COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

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

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

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Argentina To Vote On Abortion Legalization

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Brazil's President Downplays Pandemic Despite Rising Cases In His Hometown

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Diosdado Cabello (left), a candidate in Venezuela's upcoming National Assembly elections, bumps fists with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro during a closing campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday. Venezuelans will vote for a new National Assembly on Sunday. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Armed Gang Attacks Criciúma, Brazil, Holds People Hostage While Robbing Bank

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As COVID-19 Deaths Rise In Brazil, So Does Bolsonaro's Popularity

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Outrage Erupts In Brazil After Security Fatally Beats Black Man

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Bolsonaro Celebrates Suspension Of Chinese-Made Coronavirus Vaccine In Brazil

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