Dom Phillips

CorrespondentRio de Janeiro


Former Miss Brazil Gabriela Markus belongs to a party not know for any particular political position.

  • Jan 14, 2015

As protesters continued to dodge and weave, a top police official was suspended over Nazi texts.

  • Jan 12, 2015

Humiliation at the World Cup, a flailing economy and an oil scandal made 2014 a tough year for Brazil.

  • Dec 25, 2014

Investigators are reaching higher and higher, and some critics think reform is inevitable.

  • Dec 22, 2014

Flows of moisture are reduced, the report says, influencing rainfall patterns and temperatures.

  • Dec 19, 2014

Squatters move in and take charge of modern buildings as the government housing plan falls short.

  • Dec 16, 2014

All sorts of factors have prevented it from performing as the people of the country think it should.

  • Dec 9, 2014

A bird’s-eye view from an ultralight plane shows just how dry Sao Paulo’s reservoirs really are

  • Nov 18, 2014

Even pumping “dead water,” São Paulo must cut off the flow nightly to many. But don’t call it rationing.

  • Nov 18, 2014

Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras tries to cope with burgeoning corruption scandal dubbed “Operation Carwash.“

  • Nov 17, 2014
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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.
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