Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips


Latin America correspondent for @guardian in Mexico ?? Once in China ?? Often in Brazil ?? Originario de ?? tom.phillips@theguardian.com

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Did Brazilian voters realize they had elected Carlos Bolsonaro presidente do Brasil?

I was sat on back of police truck when this happened, w/ 2 armed cops. Photographer was inside w/ 4. According to him, as the vehicles sped towards us, the panicked driver started mumbling: “No, no, no, no!” Seeing everything unfolding in Mexico this week, easy to understand why

“compelling documentary evidence of US decline”

If the Mexican government really has captured El Chapo’s son, they are losing the propaganda war 10-0 tonight...

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A day after tweeting sexually explicitly images to his 3.4m followers, Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro uses a Facebook live to attack Dilma Rousseff for equipping Brazilian health clinics with "inappropriate" images of the human anatomy

Today's China Daily has Steve Bannon in a red Nazi armband, leading the Titanic into the abyss

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Jair Bolsonaro’s son - apparently upset at foreign coverage of the Amazon fires - tonight claims foreign correspondents from papers like the Guardian or NYT “don’t go to the Amazon”. Where to start? Well, how about here: I’ve only met Eduardo once- and it was in the Amazon.

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“‘What’s a golden shower,’ the leader of the world’s 4th largest democracy asked on Wednesday morning hours after trying to silence his carnival critics by tweeting a pornographic video he claimed was a fair representation of his country’s most important cultural institution...”

Brazil is being governed by “a bunch of lunatics” and United States “lackeys” who have shattered its international reputation, says

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