Argentina sues UK oil groups in Falklands

Buenos Aires threatens to extradite and jail company executives

Factory workers sew garments at the Caracol Industrial Park complex in Caracol October 22, 2012
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Economy held together by shirts and jeans

Textiles represent 90% of the country’s exports

Ford set to unveil $2.5bn Mexican push

Carmakers attracted to country by low labour costs

A woman holds a placard reading 'Petrolao Brazilian Shame' in reference to the Petrobras money laundering and corruption scandals, during a protest against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 15 March 2015
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Rousseff accused of ‘outsourcing’ politics

Crisis-hit Brazilian president weighs benefit of giving up control of key roles

Police arrest Rousseff’s party treasurer

Vaccari becomes most senior figure detained in Petrobras scandal

Petrobras raises Brazil corruption stakes

Foreign companies may come to regret ‘jeitinho’ rule-flouting

Antofagasta warns on Chile copper

Industry’s competitiveness at risk as productivity falls short

Petrobras moves to avert technical default

Scandal-hit group to publish results as soon as next week

Citi shuffles ranks as Medina-Mora quits

Asia Pacific chief Stephen Bird to head global consumer bank

Copper market divided over outlook

Metal’s low price to be top of mind for key conference in Chile

Batista judge on embezzlement charges

Accusations are latest setback in Brazilian insider trading trial

Fatal Gulf of Mexico oil platform fire

Four dead and 16 injured on Pemex facility in the Bay of Campeche

Petrobras independent director to quit

Cunha frustrated over handling of problems at oil group

Fernández holds out for debt fight win

Argentina’s waiting game with creditors carries a heavy price

Vale chief set to be Petrobras chairman

Move to appoint Ferreira should reassure capital markets

3G cost-cutters struggle over food sales

Brazil trio’s record of beer sales growth eludes other businesses

Petrobras scandal prompts builder collapse

Galvão Engenharia breaks under strain of related corruption probe

3G-Buffett to swallow Kraft via Heinz

Buyout group teams up with Berkshire to create $100bn company

Brazil oil industry knocked by Petrobras

Corruption allegations damp enthusiasm for pre-salt drilling

The right ingredients for a deal

Merger will create fifth-largest food and beverage company

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