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Maduro glimpses political lifeline as US rethinks Venezuela policy
Putin’s war on Ukraine and political deadlock in Caracas have combined to herald a new dawn in US-Venezuela ties

Tom Phillips, Patrick Wintour and Julian Borger in Washington

19, May, 2022 @9:15 AM

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Dark week for journalism as four reporters killed around the world
Journalists are increasingly being targeted and killings are only the most dramatic expression of a gloomy outlook for media freedom

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Analy Nuño in Guadalajara John Bartlett in Santiago and Sufian Taha in Jerusalem

15, May, 2022 @5:11 PM

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Author Mario Vargas Llosa backs Bolsonaro over Lula in Brazil election
Peruvian writer criticises incumbent’s ‘clowning around’ but says he is still preferable to former president

Sam Jones in Madrid and Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

12, May, 2022 @1:15 PM

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Two slain in Mexico are the latest in unrelenting slaughter of journalists
The president has been accused of failing to address the wave of violence and has been incessant with his attacks on reporters

Tom Phillips and Emilio Espejel in Mexico City

09, May, 2022 @11:04 PM

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São Paulo reportedly plans homeless camp following 30% rise in rough sleepers
Homeless population in city of 12 million grew rapidly during the pandemic, in what activists say is a humanitarian emergency

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

09, May, 2022 @4:34 PM

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‘He’s the only way’: how Lula allies hope he will end Bolsonaro era
Brazilian supporters hope to overturn far-right leader’s ‘reckless and criminal’ rule

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

08, May, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Lula launches campaign to reclaim Brazilian presidency from Bolsonaro
Leftwinger tells rally that public must unite against far-right incumbent’s ‘incompetence and authoritarianism’

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

07, May, 2022 @5:06 PM

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CIA director urged Bolsonaro to stop doubting Brazil’s voting system – report
Fears Brazilian president might refuse to accept defeat in this year’s election as leftist rival Lula is set to announce candidacy

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

05, May, 2022 @4:02 PM

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Is Brazil ready for the next incarnation of President Lula?
The 76-year-old former leader, jailed on corruption charges, is ready to run again, and is ahead of incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the polls

Tom Phillips in Natal

30, Apr, 2022 @2:43 PM

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‘Femicide nation’: murder of young woman casts spotlight on Mexico’s gender violence crisis
Discovery of teen’s body has sparked a nationwide outcry and protests, following the murders of 1,000 women last year

Tom Phillips and Lillian Perlmutter in Mexico City

26, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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‘Like a football idol’: Bolsonaro claws back support after poor Covid response
President is touring Brazil in bid to win back voters before October election – and appears to be making headway

Tom Phillips in Parnamirim

25, Apr, 2022 @10:50 AM

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‘Carnival is politics’: revellers bring anti-Bolsonaro sentiment to Rio’s streets
With elections less than six months away, many see festival as a chance to vent their anger at far-right president

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

24, Apr, 2022 @1:49 PM

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