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    1. September 1, 2015

      Investors wake up to emerging market currency risk

      If there is a mood of anxiety across the US and Europe over the impact of China catching a cold, there is an air of...

    2. August 31, 2015

      Trafigura raises stake in Pacific Exploration

      Swiss commodity trader Trafigura has raised its stake in Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation to more than 10...

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    1. August 31, 2015

      Colombia: peace dividend

      In a world of $45 oil, an oil exporting nation seems an unlikely place to invest. Petroleum is more than half of...

    2. August 31, 2015

      Israeli spy technology exports to Colombia raise concerns

      Two Israeli companies have sold mass surveillance technology to Colombia, according to a report that will raise...

    3. August 28, 2015

      Venezuela cracks down on Colombia migrants

      Tensions between the neighbouring governments of socialist Venezuela and pro-market Colombia reached new heights on...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      August 26, 2015

      Biking over the border

      A boy pushes his bicycle loaded with a bucket across a dirt track next to people carrying their belongings, across to...

    5. August 23, 2015

      Emerging markets turmoil: in charts

      Turmoil across emerging markets has intensified during August and for many veteran fund managers, there is a very real...

    6. August 21, 2015

      What has gone wrong for emerging markets?

      After a difficult first six months of 2015, emerging market economies are in the grip of an even more torrid second...

    7. FT Alphaville

      August 21, 2015

      Of China's "dirty peg" and spreading EM pain

      Jim Reid at Deutsche assesses the damage so far. As he says, this has something of a taper tantrum feel to it but...

    8. August 20, 2015

      Colombia shows Russia how to cope with tumbling oil prices

      There is a simple rule to follow when following emerging markets: when commodity prices crash, look to the exchange...

    9. August 19, 2015

      Spotlight falls on Corbyn’s foreign policies

      At a campaign rally for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn began with a lengthy description of his meeting with...

    10. August 13, 2015

      Mexico and Colombia join ‘fragile five’ emerging markets

      Colombia and Mexico are now members of the “fragile five” group of emerging market nations, replacing India and Brazil,...

    11. August 12, 2015

      Peso slide fuels Colombian rate rise risk

      Currency turmoil has centred on Asia this week but the ripples of China’s devaluation are making life more difficult...

    12. August 10, 2015

      Coffee rallies on fears over Brazilian crop

      Worries about the size of the Brazilian beans as well as dryness in Central America and Colombia prompted the covering...

    13. August 7, 2015

      Oil fall shuts Colombia’s ‘door to paradise’

      Long gone are the heady days when salsa star Marc Anthony and Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee were flown in to enhance...

    14. August 3, 2015

      Redefining EM: Latam, an emerging or submerging market?

      It has been 34 years since a World Bank staffer first coined the phrase “emerging market”. The world has been stuck...

    15. August 3, 2015

      Doris Salcedo, Guggenheim, New York — review

      Doris Salcedo luxuriates in grief. Her sculptures look peaceful at first glance, but they are suffused with violence,...

    16. July 29, 2015

      Arrest brings Odebrecht into the spotlight

      When Marcelo Odebrecht was transferred to prison last week after his company was charged with cheating Petrobras out of...

    17. July 26, 2015

      Colombia to ease bombing raids against Farc rebels

      Colombia is to ease bombing raids against Farc guerrillas, cooling down one of the world’s longest-running armed...

    18. July 22, 2015

      Petrobras prosecutors look overseas

      An investigation into alleged corruption at Petrobras, the Brazilian state-owned oil company, is spreading...

    19. July 20, 2015

      Latin American currencies feel more pain

      Latin American currencies are no strangers to pain. But the region has taken a battering in recent weeks compared with...

    20. July 8, 2015

      Emerging market currencies in line of fire

      Emerging market currencies were left with no hiding place in the global economy on Wednesday as China’s equities...

    21. June 26, 2015

      Rum: El Dorado quest led to alternative liquid gold

      Legend has it that before the Spanish conquest there was an Indian chief in Colombia who, in an annual ritual, smeared...

    22. Nick Butler

      June 7, 2015

      Oil prices – the next move is downwards

      Last week’s Opec meeting in Vienna confirmed that power has drifted away from the cartel that shaped the oil market for...

    23. May 25, 2015

      Colombia’s Santos calls for peace talks to accelerate

      Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s ­president, has called for the speeding-up ­of negotiations with Marxist rebels aimed at...

    24. May 20, 2015

      Cable & Wireless reports growth in revenues after ‘transformation’

      Cable & Wireless Communications has reported the first growth in revenue since the demerger with its former British...

    25. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2015

      Latin America needs China to help close infrastructure gap

      To many South American leaders, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit this week couldn’t come at a better time, and from...

    26. May 18, 2015

      China’s Li Keqiang seeks big deals in Brazil

      Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Brazil on Monday for his first official trip to Latin America bearing tens of...

    27. May 11, 2015

      China tilts towards liberal Latin American economies

      China may be nominally communist but concerns over its financial exposure to socialist-leaning South American partners...

    28. May 8, 2015

      Latin America braces for higher US rates

      The days of Latin American economies basking in the glow of high commodity prices, cheap cash and rampant Chinese...

    29. May 8, 2015

      LatAm tourism bucks consumer downturn

      Consumer spending has been under pressure across Latin America over the past couple of years but one sector that seems...

    30. May 5, 2015

      Latin America will be the hardest hit of emerging regions as the Fed tightens

      A striking feature of the latest updated forecasts from the International Monetary Fund was how sharply it cut growth...

    31. May 4, 2015

      Insights into negotiation from Colombia’s peace talks with Farc

      Many people — from corporate litigants to divorcing couples — have had to sit down to negotiate with adversaries they...

    32. April 29, 2015

      Are emerging market stocks cheap?

      Are emerging market (EM) stocks cheap by historical standards? The valuation gap between developed market (DM) and EM...

    33. April 24, 2015

      Sun, sea, silence: Colombia’s car-free coastal villages

      Vast swathes of Colombia’s Pacific coast are unreachable by roads and many of its villages have never seen a car....

    34. beyondbrics

      April 21, 2015

      Brazil's reality show

      I have just returned from abroad. It felt like déjà vu from a distant past. Explaining Brazil has become complex again....

    35. FT Data

      April 20, 2015

      Can we rely on measures of extreme poverty?

      Due to a mix of scarce resources, methodological difficulties and poor incentives, much of the data collected on the...

    36. April 16, 2015

      SABMiller gains as soft drinks outpace lager

      Anyone for a lager? No, make that a soft drink instead. SABMiller, the brewer behind Miller Lite, Grolsch and Peroni,...

    37. April 6, 2015

      Americas summit marks region’s historic changes

      Corruption scandals taint the presidencies of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Chile is squabbling with Bolivia. Venezuela...

    38. March 7, 2015

      Colombia and Farc rebels agree to clear landmines

      Alfonso Cano, the late commander of the Colombian rebel group Farc, said in an email intercepted eight years ago that...

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