Brazil hails long-awaited EU trade deal

Hopes raised for exchange of offers on tariffs by end of year

Obama’s big trade bet: What comes next

Tariffs and sensitive industries remain sticking points

Obama clears big trade hurdle

President poised to win the powers he needs to close the biggest trade deal in a generation

Buenos Aires market bucks Argentina trend

Popularity of La Salada is ironic bookmark to rule by Fernández

Spain’s Tabacalera set to take the cigar

Tobacco group prepares for surge in sales

A Cuban talks by phone in a street of Havana on March 11, 2015

US companies still face investment hurdles

Bureaucracy, eroded infrastructure and regulatory risk are among hurdles

New connection divides opinion

President Obama’s overtures play better than expected at home — although not with everyone

Democrats derail Obama trade bill

Push to conclude Pacific deal lays bare bitter divide

Emerging markets: Trading blow

After years of boosting global growth, developing economies now a major drag on world economy

Guyana, Georgetown: City Center - Vendors And Pedestrians

Guyana tests waters of a ‘new era’

Poor nation has a new leader and the chance of oil

Investors await Argentine leader’s exit

Optimism grows ahead of CFK’s departure

Brazilians cut back as downturn hits home

Families spending less amid high inflation and rising unemployment

Venezuela braces for low oil price era

In the absence of Opec cuts, country launches plan to boost market share

A new global order of cities

Major urban centres have the clout to shape the world’s economy

French group trumpets Cuba pharma

Abivax plans IPO to finance trials of hepatitis B treatment developed by researchers in Havana

Cheap oil fails to spark spending boom

Retail sales disappoint despite windfall

Productivity turns into global problem

Output per worker growing at slowest since millennium

Frugal US consumers hit Panama Canal

Changing world trade patterns curb container traffic at seaway

Brazil economy contracting sharply

Hangover after end of commodities supercycle and credit-led boom

Haiti: Rising from the rubble

Much has been rebuilt since the 2010 earthquake, but it is more difficult to ensure the country’s economic future