Dom Phillips

CorrespondentRio de Janeiro


Nine prisoners are due to be executed by firing squad.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Wholesome yet sexy Gisele is Brazil as the country would like to be seen.

  • Apr 27, 2015

Vale is contending with some powerful and not-altogether-friendly forces

  • Apr 21, 2015

Most of the villagers suffer from acute health issues. They’ve taken creative steps to protest the pollution that follows the train line.

  • Apr 21, 2015

Brazil needs good news. Right now, Gisele is it.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Rare plants and ancient human artifacts are in the way of giant excavating equipment.

  • Apr 13, 2015

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
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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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