Dom Phillips

CorrespondentRio de Janeiro

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Government, health organizations fight to shield indigenous people from getting and spreading the disease.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Construction for the 2016 Games is behind schedule, and concerns about traffic and economic fairness arise.

  • Jul 15, 2014

The game results were a worst-case scenario for Brazilians’ rooting interests. The cost of the event was high. But they still enjoyed the party.

  • Jul 13, 2014

With its national team in the World Cup final, Argentina’s political and economic woes are no match for soccer glory

  • Jul 13, 2014

On Rio’s Copacabana beach, Brazil fans watch their team crash out in the World Cup third-place match while Argentines party in anticipation of their country’s final matchup vs. Germany.

  • Jul 12, 2014

Fans watching on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro react to the 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals with some fighting, but more quiet disbelief.

  • Jul 8, 2014

An armed gang loots a Samsung factory in Brazil and makes off with millions of dollars’ worth of cellphones, tablets and other devices.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Soccer and street art are important parts of Brazilian identity. This year’s World Cup brought them together.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Hope turns to despair as country wonders if its team can rebound from the loss of its star.

  • Jul 5, 2014

As their national team moves closer to a record sixth World Cup title, Brazilians are feeling less joyful over wins than anxious over the stakes.

  • Jul 4, 2014

Brazil vs. Argentina, one of the great ongoing battles in world soccer, could reach new heights with the prospect of a meeting for the World Cup title.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Brazilian fans watching their country’s World Cup round-of-16 game are put through the wringer.

  • Jun 28, 2014

Demonstrations that threatened to disrupt World Cup have given way to happy tourists and celebration.

  • Jun 27, 2014

Fans from Brazil’s neighbor and soccer rival are joined by others from Chile, Mexico and more to give a thoroughly Latin accent to the event.

  • Jun 25, 2014

Tents, sublets and even overpriced hostels are keeping many dreams alive.

  • Jun 19, 2014

World Cup travelogue: In Salvador, fans express their loyalties in various ways and at various volumes.

  • Jun 17, 2014

It seemed the whole world was represented on the opening day of games in Recife. And despite logistical difficulties, they seemed to be having a good time.

  • Jun 15, 2014

The World Cup host country’s economic disparities remain, but soccer remains a unifying force.

  • Jun 12, 2014

A young adult paraplegic wearing an exoskeleton suit will open World Cup.

  • Jun 12, 2014

  • Jun 12, 2014
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About Dom
Dom Phillips is The Post’s Brazil correspondent, based in Rio de Janeiro. He has reported from Brazil for The Times (UK), Guardian, Sunday Times (UK), Bloomberg World View, UK soccer monthly Four Four Two and women’s weekly Grazia, People Magazine, Folha de S.Paulo English language blog From Brazil and Financial Times special reports. He was also Rio correspondent for energy news wire Platts. Dom moved to Brazil in 2007 and has lived in São Paulo and Rio. He was born and raised on Merseyside in the UK.