Emerging markets: Fixing a broken model

As exports slow and foreign capital takes flight, developing nations must act to avert a crisis

Brazil’s economy slips into recession

Contraction of GDP in second quarter was worse than expected

Venezuela cracks down on Colombia migrants

South American neighbours recall ambassadors in border dispute

Frictions shake Brazil’s ruling coalition

Move by vice-president creates new problems for Rousseff

Mexico FDI races ahead as Brazil sputters

A potential divide in manufacturing is opening up between the two leading Latin American countries

Gloomy reality dawns on Brazil

Fears rise that political instability could exacerbate recession

Region will suffer from Venezuela failure

Caracas has refused to respond to economic collapse, writes Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez

Colombia resilient despite oil price fall

Bogotá able to hold interest rates even as Russia and Brazil hike aggressively to combat inflation

Venezuela appoints new oil minister

PDVSA chief takes on additional role

Colombia’s ‘door to paradise’ closes

Commodities downturn exacting a big price in Latin America

Move to seize North Korea ship in Mexico

Family of abducted pastor files petition after $330m US ruling

Brazil: Engine trouble

Once a motor of the global economy the country is now the sick man of emerging markets

Poverty in Mexico is on the rise

Government looks to combat inequality with structural reforms to drive economic growth

Brazil raises rates to 14.25%

Benchmark rate lifted to highest level in nine years amid recession

S&P warns Brazil credit rating at risk

Agency’s negative outlook cites political and economic concerns

Historic trade deal inches nearer in Maui

Five-year long talks culminate in meetings over final agreement

Brazil faces spectre of budget deficit

Doubts over targets as country edges toward recession

Argentine small traders turn to bitcoin

Use of virtual currency soars as way to bypass capital controls

Companies break faith with Brazil reforms

Business groups complain they are bearing brunt of austerity push

Brazil hails long-awaited EU trade deal

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