Brazil reforms to ease Petrobras pressure

Law changes will open up offshore oil discovery

China lifts ban on giant Valemax ships

Four ports officially opened to Brazilian iron ore miner’s vessels

NBC and Slim part ways with Trump

New setback for tycoon after derogatory comments on immigrants

Lorena Vásquez
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Guatemala seizes premium high ground

Meet the master blender whose nose and skill have made the Zacapa brand so sought after

Strategy wants more of us to sip and not mix

Small Caribbean brands struggle with distribution

A drone's eye view of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean; the Migrant Offshore Aid Station with the drone on deck; and the Schiebel helicopter
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Drones get a new mission: saving lives

Unmanned aerial vehicles gain civilian as well as military uses

The Brazilian billionaires who helped to drive AB InBev’s growth: Carlos Alberto Sicupira, left, Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles
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AB InBev: one more deal for the road?

Second in two part series on vast brewer’s culture and ambition

Electric cars to move out of slow lane

Better batteries will banish ‘range anxiety’, says industry

Mexico: Clearing out

Mexican banks say US regulatory clampdown has damaged legitimate activity

Portugal sells controlling stake in TAP

Struggling flag carrier privatised in €348m deal

Eucalyptus clones key to productivity

Innovations help producer of pulp from gum trees to boost output

Pemex reveals 5 oil discoveries

State operator targets 200,000 bpd at Gulf of Mexico finds

Petrobras scandal ensnares power group

Brazil’s Eletrobras hires lawyers to probe corruption allegations

HSBC to axe up to 50,000 jobs in 2 years

Bank targets $5bn in annual cost savings

LatAm: more bank accounts, little used

Financial inclusion rises but without social inclusion

Diageo speculation reveals thirst for deal-making

Report saying Brazilian investors considering deal for the group sends shares up almost 8%

UK developer plans to invest $500m in Cuban resort

London & Regional’s move comes as Havana’s US relations improve

Gulliver takes another run at HSBC revamp

Chief risks disappointing investors over new plan

Oi plans further cuts to deal with debt

Chief Bayard Gontijo says Brazil telecoms group will sell assets

Petrobras sells rare century bond

Oil group cut off from capital markets for more than a year


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