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    1. November 20, 2015

      Diplomatic harmony: Japan’s music-loving ambassador in Uruguay

      As a native of Tokyo, Keiko Tanaka thinks of August as a hot, sticky month. On a blustery afternoon in her new home in...

    2. September 27, 2015

      Pacific Alliance countries draw strength from liberal worldview

      Economic integration is often presented as a matter of intensified cross-border activity. As such, the Pacific Alliance...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in the Pacific Alliance Countries

      The members of the Pacific Alliance — Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Colombia — are more sta...
    2. Latin American Brands

      With economies slowing, unemployment and debt burdens rising, many households are unde...
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    1. September 22, 2015

      Colombia and Venezuela ease tensions

      Colombia and Venezuela on Monday agreed to ease tensions after a month-long dispute over border security that led to...

    2. MBA blog

      September 18, 2015

      Team-Bonding Abroad Before Classes Start

      Over the years, I’ve noticed an increased emphasis on the role company culture plays in an organisation’s success....

    3. September 10, 2015

      The FT’s guide to the 2015 Rugby World Cup

      The big men are back. The world’s best 620 players (minus the infirm and overlooked) have assembled across England and...

    4. beyondbrics

      August 20, 2015

      What a new Argentina could do for Brazil

      By Arturo C. Porzecanski, American University During the past dozen years, Argentina has been a destabilizing economic...

    5. August 4, 2015

      Uruguay tries to hang on to its buzz

      When Uruguay became the first country to legalise cannabis two years ago under the leadership of the eccentric former...

    6. 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...

    7. July 30, 2015

      Casino combines Latin American operations in €1.7bn deal

      French retailer Casino has sold its Latin American business to its Colombian supermarket chain Exito, in a €1.7bn deal....

    8. July 1, 2015

      Brazil hails long-awaited EU trade breakthrough

      Mercosur and the EU appear set to exchange formal offers on tariffs by the end of the year, raising hopes that the...

    9. June 26, 2015

      Sculpture parks: Art in the great outdoors

      It’s summer, and the art world cools down for the moment. Within a week or so, the important sales will be over, and...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      June 11, 2015

      Heading for the ball

      Brazil’s Judivan, left, and Diego Poyet of Uruguay compete for a header during their U20 soccer World Cup match in New...

    11. beyondbrics

      June 10, 2015

      A false war fades: the end of Brazil-Mexico rivalry?

      For much of the past two decades, Brazil and Mexico seemed at times to be on a collision course. Diplomats from Latin...

    12. May 22, 2015

      Former airline chief Campiani released from Uruguay prison

      An Argentine businessman held in jail in Uruguay for 17 months without formal charges will be set free on bail, in a...

    13. 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...

    14. April 13, 2015

      Eduardo Galeano, literary giant of Latin America, 1940-2015

      Eduardo Galeano, a literary giant of the Latin American left who inspired a generation of student protesters but later...

    15. March 18, 2015

      Bloomberg and Gates launch fund to fight Big Tobacco

      Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Bill Gates have launched an anti-smoking legal fund designed to help lower-income...

    16. beyondbrics

      January 7, 2015

      It is time to talk peace, say Colombia's ELN rebels

      Colombia’s second-largest rebel group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), said on Wednesday that it is willing to hold...

    17. December 19, 2014

      BBC warns of Netflix challenge as it toasts ratings success

      Actors have mumbled, employees have grumbled, and a Top Gear crew was chased out of Argentina by a nationalist mob. But...

    18. December 9, 2014

      Uruguay seeks kudos from Guantánamo deal

      Having spent 13 years in prison himself, Uruguay’s leftwing President José “Pepe” Mujica has some understanding of what...

    19. December 7, 2014

      Six Guantánamo detainees moved to Uruguay

      The US has transferred six detainees from Guantánamo Bay to Uruguay, the first prisoners from the controversial...

    20. December 1, 2014

      Vázquez to extend reforms in Uruguay

      Although Tabaré Vázquez’s victory in Uruguay’s presidential elections on Sunday makes him the most powerful man in the...

    21. December 1, 2014

      Strong poll win for Vázquez cements rule of Uruguay leftists

      Tabaré Vázquez won a decisive victory in Uruguay’s presidential elections on Sunday, extending the rule of his leftist...

    22. beyondbrics

      November 19, 2014

      The US and India: a trade truce with a twist

      Last week was a bad week for us sceptics of global governance, or so it seemed. The US and China struck a deal on...

    23. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2014

      Guest post: The case for sovereign reprofiling the IMF way, part one

      ‘Reprofiling’ is a controversial word in the world of sovereign debt at the moment. The IMF is gathering responses on a...

    24. October 27, 2014

      Uruguay presidential poll goes to run-off

      Tabaré Vázquez, Uruguay’s ruling leftwing coalition candidate, failed to secure enough votes to win the presidential...

    25. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      Uruguay's presidential poll is echo of Brazil's

      Uruguay has grabbed more than its fair share of headlines recently, thanks to its atypical and endearing president,...

    26. September 23, 2014

      High for Uruguay’s progressive policies

      Uruguay may not be important in geopolitical terms, but it punches well above its weight in other areas. It is now...

    27. August 19, 2014

      Latin America swaps its populists for apparatchiks

      Latin America, long neglected by Europe and taken for granted by the US, has found a suitor in China. Resource hungry,...

    28. beyondbrics

      July 15, 2014

      Guest post: does the world really need a Brics bank?

      By Ousmène Jacques Mandeng, Pramerica Investment Management Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa...

    29. July 13, 2014

      Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America, Royal Academy, London – review

      Not only New York but other large port cities of the eastern seaboard of the Americas – Montevideo, São Paulo, Buenos...

    30. July 8, 2014

      Brazil shell-shocked by World Cup horror show

      Brazil mourns World Cup rout It’s hard to think of a bigger humiliation in sporting history than Brazil 1 Germany 7....

    31. beyondbrics

      July 4, 2014

      New farming frontiers in Latin America

      By Lucinda Elliott of LatAm Confidential Commodity prices may be weaker but South American food producers still enjoy...

    32. The World

      July 2, 2014

      Colombia's World Cup brio helps shed memories of murdered Escobar

      It was a fateful moment in Colombia’s long and troubled history of drug-fueled violence. On July 2 1994 Andrés Escobar,...

    33. The World

      June 25, 2014

      Suárez the villain takes 'la garra charrúa' too far

      Every World Cup needs a villain, and Uruguay’s Luis Suárez must have been the pre-tournament bookmakers’ favourite to...

    34. June 25, 2014

      World Cup: Luis Suárez at risk of losing sponsors over ‘bite’

      Luis Suárez, the Uruguayan footballer accused of biting an opponent, is facing not just the end of his World Cup but...

    35. June 23, 2014

      Pessimistic English put their money on Costa Rica

      England’s World Cup humiliation is complete. The punters, normally among the most patriotic of supporters for the...

    36. June 23, 2014

      Hot and confused Italian team await their fate

      In the northern Brazilian beach town of Natal, a hot and very confused Italian team await what may be the last match of...

    37. The World

      June 19, 2014

      Suarez puts England on the brink of elimination

      Credit: Reuters By Simon Kuper in São Paulo England deserve to go home early. A poor witless team was undone by Luis...

    38. June 18, 2014

      World Cup: Statistics give England cause for optimism v Uruguay

      The English debate about their team is usually so distorted by frustration that ahead of England-Uruguay in São Paulo,...

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