Dom Phillips

CorrespondentRio de Janeiro


10 young males were slain within hours of an officer’s death in slum, and the ramifications are still reverberating.

  • Mar 7, 2015

Bad economy and festering extortion scandal have taken the shine off a group in power for the past 12 years.

  • Feb 12, 2015

Candomblé is a religion like any other, with its own rules, hierarchies and sense of the spiritual.

  • Feb 6, 2015

Practices that came over with the slaves have been denounced as Satanic.

  • Feb 6, 2015

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
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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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