Oil jitters on Canada’s campaign trail

Tar sands industry sheds thousands of jobs

Oil fall may trigger Opec emergency meeting

Growing alarm over impact on members’ economies

Bank of Mexico slashes growth forecasts

Data contrast with Mexican president’s promises

Appetite for dining out shows US optimism

Strong rise in restaurant sales amid falling oil prices

The $100m man’s guide to Brazilian graft

A former Petrobras executive alleges a sprawling corruption scheme

Stage set for lengthy Argentine probe

Prosecutor pursues claims of cover-up by president over terrorist attack

US consumers cautious despite jobs growth

Retail sales drop as Americans bank gains from falling oil price

Developing economies: Taking a load off

Morocco shows way to cut subsidies on fuel and other products, as pressure grows on states to make savings

Brazil inflation rate gathers pace

Prices are rising as an austerity drive begins to bite

Petrobras probe adds to storm for Rousseff

President’s future in doubt as she tussles with the two faces of national oil champion

US trade chief sees prize within reach

Official is resolute on the value of a Trans-Pacific Partnership

Brazil deficit adds to Rousseff’s woes

Poor budget figures underline big challenges facing president

Five takeaways from slower US growth

Weak overseas demand is weighing on the economic recovery

Five things to watch for as the Fed meets

FOMC prepares for possible rate rise

US trade chief says Pacific deal close

Froman steps up push for fast-track negotiating authority

Venezuela in bind over default dilemma

Maduro needs access to financial markets and to end shortages

Brazil minister warns of austerity

Reform of unemployment benefits possible

Venezuela’s Maduro announces reform push

Forex system to be revamped while fuel subsidies may be axed

Venezuela collapse owes debt to China

We know neither terms of Beijing loans nor the uses of the money

Oil price hits Venezuelan petro-diplomacy

Caracas reconsiders controversial oil subsidy deals