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  • Monday, June 27th 2022 - 08:37 UTC

    Slain British reporter buried in Rio de Janeiro

    The story on which Phillips was working still needs to be told, his sister said

    British reporter Dom Phillips, who was murdered earlier this month while venturing into Amazonia to gather material for a book, has been laid to rest in Niterói, in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Tuesday, June 21st 2022 - 10:28 UTC

    Phillips's boat found in Amazonia river

    Police now need to determine whether the perpetrators acted alone or if it was a contract killing

    The boat British reporter Dom Phillips and local indigenist Bruno Araújo Pereira were riding when they were ambushed and killed on June 5 has been retrieved from the bottom of a river, Amazonas Civil Police announced Monday.

  • Monday, June 20th 2022 - 20:42 UTC

    Third suspect arrested, five others at large in Phillips/Araújo murder

    Mourão told newscrews at the Planalto Palace that Araújo seemes to have been the target

    Brazilian authorities have confirmed that following scientific assessments, British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira were killed in Amazonia “with typical hunting ammunition.” Forensic experts also completed the identification of Pereira's body.

  • Saturday, June 18th 2022 - 11:53 UTC

    Brazil's Police confirm body was that of Phillips

    The body was identified through forensic anthropology and dental records analysis

    Brazil's Federal Police Friday confirmed the remains flown to Brasilia from Amazonia belonged to British reporter journalist Dom Phillips, who was murdered earlier this month along with local indigenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira.

  • Friday, June 17th 2022 - 09:59 UTC

    UN tells Brazil to be impartial in Amazonia murder probe

    The authorship of the crime has not yet been fully revealed, Minister Torres argued

    Brazil's government has been advised by the United Nations to conduct an “impartial” investigation into the murders of British journalist Don Phillips and local indigenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira in Amazonia earlier this month.

  • Thursday, June 16th 2022 - 10:25 UTC

    Phillips and Araújo found dead in Amazonia – killers said to have confessed

    Pelado and his brother Dos Santos have reportedly confessed to killing Phillips and Pereira

    The bodies of British reporter Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous affairs expert Bruno Araújo Pereira were found lifeless in Amazonia Wednesday while the two suspects arrested in connection with the case have reportedly confessed to committing the murders.

  • Tuesday, June 14th 2022 - 22:01 UTC

    Brazilian Senate to oversee Amazonia investigations

    Senate Speaker Rodrigo Pacheco spoke of a parallel state implanted in the region

    Brazil's Senate Monday approved an initiative to create a temporary committee to oversee the probe into the disappearance of British journalist Dom Phillips, a correspondent for The Guardian, and his indigenist guide Bruno Araújo Pereira, a National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) official on leave.

  • Monday, June 13th 2022 - 20:55 UTC

    UK journalist and guide in Amazonia said to have been found dead – Police denies it

    Bodies allegedly found and then said to never have existed add to the mystery of the two men's disappearance

    Despite versions from family members that two bodies had been found belonging to missing British reporter Dom Phillips and indgenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira, Brazilian Federal Police in the state of Amazonas deny any such discoveries.

  • Thursday, June 9th 2022 - 09:39 UTC

    Amazonas police make arrest in British reporter case

    Pelado said he only had visual contact with Phillips and Araújo

    Brazilian authorities have arrested a suspect in the case of British journalist Dom Phillips and his local indigenous affairs expert friend Bruno Araújo Pereira who went missing in Amazonia earlier this week. Phillips and Araújo were last seen Sunday after leaving Sao Rafael in a boat on Sunday on their way to indigenous enclaves where they planned to collect materials for a future book.

  • Wednesday, June 8th 2022 - 09:23 UTC

    Bolsonaro prays for missing British reporter to be found

    Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Pereira had had threats recently

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday said anything could happen in the case of a British journalist and a local expert on indigenous affairs who went missing Sunday in Amazonia's Javari Valley.