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  1. 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,...

  2. 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 are...

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  1. New Trade Routes: Pacific Alliance

    In the short space of two years, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – the founder member...
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  1. 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 Aires...

  2. 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....

  3. 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...

  4. 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,...

  5. 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 fill...

  6. 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 the...

  7. 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 national...

  8. 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...

  9. 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 Suarez,...

  10. 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, it is...

  11. June 13, 2014

    Montevideo enjoys the fruits of new building boom

    The fashionable beach resort of Punta del Este has dominated Uruguay’s property market for more than a decade, but the...

  12. beyondbrics

    June 12, 2014

    Guest post: don't cry for rogue debtor Argentina

    By Arturo C Porzecanski José Barrionuevo, the former Barclays Capital emerging markets strategist who came up with the...

  13. May 28, 2014

    Growth data, GDP – and a few goals

    Every four years, teams of highly paid, competitive individuals gather together and try to beat their international rivals....

  14. May 9, 2014

    Uruguay’s smoking laws draw tobacco fire

    While Uruguay has been celebrated by liberals around the world for its bold steps to regulate cannabis, with new rules...

  15. FT Alphaville

    April 4, 2014

    Guest post: The IMF approach to sovereign debt restructuring

    This year’s IMF-World Bank Spring Meeting is likely to include discussion of proposals to change the fund’s policy on...

  16. April 1, 2014

    Mercosur views Pacific Alliance with unease

    To the east of the Andes, the countries that stretch out towards South America’s Atlantic coast – which together form the...

  17. March 14, 2014

    Alejandro Zaffaroni, life scientist and entrepreneur, 1923-2014

    As the second world war drew to a close in 1945, Alejandro Zaffaroni hitched a ride on a US military cargo ship from his...

  18. February 2, 2014

    Discoveries: Art, Science & Exploration from the University of Cambridge Museums, Two Temple Place, London – review

    Can you distil the intellectual life of centuries into an exhibition? If so, Cambridge’s eight major museums are uniquely...

  19. January 24, 2014

    LGBT youth suffer isolation and intolerance

    When Dan Savage put up a YouTube video in 2010 in reaction to the suicide of Billy Lucas, a teenager in Indiana who was...

  20. beyondbrics

    January 16, 2014

    Uruguay: an international (legal) cannabis hub?

    Could Uruguay’s groundbreaking marijuana law lead to more than just legal spliffs? Politicians, government officials and...

  21. beyondbrics

    January 14, 2014

    Argentina: top-end car tax starts to bite

    Nice car Tough times for consumers in Argentina. Thanks to a 35 per cent tourist tax, many are swapping the white sands of...

  22. FT Photo Diary

    January 10, 2014

    Uruguay lightning strikes

    Mariana Suarez/AFP Lightning streaks across the sky of Montevideo, over the Legislative Palace, seat of the government in...

  23. January 3, 2014

    Drugs policy enters a brave new world

    On New Year’s day the US state of Colorado began an experiment in drugs policy that is attracting the attention of policy...

  24. beyondbrics

    December 23, 2013

    Uruguay loses finance minister in year-end dampener

    It had all been going so well for Uruguay’s president, José “Pepe” Mujica. The passing of a groundbreaking law this month...

  25. beyondbrics

    December 19, 2013

    Caribbean and drugs: time for some healing?

    Richard Thomas, a dreadlocked Jamaican sound engineer and musician, is still livid over the last time he was arrested and...

  26. beyondbrics

    December 14, 2013

    The Weekender, December 14

    The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend. Plus...

  27. December 12, 2013

    Uruguay is right to opt out of the world war on drugs

    It is not immediately obvious what a boy from a small south Wales mining village and the government of Uruguay have in...

  28. beyondbrics

    December 11, 2013

    Uruguay experiments with marijuana - will it work?

    Pot smokers all over the world may be lighting up joints to celebrate the fact that Uruguay on Tuesday became the first...

  29. December 8, 2013

    Uruguay blazes trail as cannabis looks set to become legal

    Julio Rey’s eyes glow with pride as he shows off the sticky, pungent buds recently harvested from his homegrown marijuana...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    November 13, 2013

    Jordan fans' victory hopes

    Raad Adayleh/AP Jordanian fans attend the World Cup play-off first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman...

  31. beyondbrics

    November 12, 2013

    Guest post: Argentina threw its creditors under the bus

    By Arturo C. Porzecanski Carlos Mauleon, the former Barclays Capital investment banker who handled Argentina’s 2005 debt...

  32. October 28, 2013

    Leaks have weakened American control of the web

    From the moment they appeared, Edward Snowden’s revelations have been making life awkward for Barack Obama. Before his first...

  33. The World

    October 7, 2013

    Argentina’s ailing president – what happens next?

    Cristina Fernández is an aggressive politician with a fragile state of health, which makes for a lousy combination. Credibly...

  34. October 4, 2013

    Consumer prices surge in Uruguay

    A rather quiet end to the week, especially as the US shutdown means the all-important non-farm payrolls report will not be...

  35. September 27, 2013

    Messi appears in court over tax evasion allegations

    Lionel Messi, the Barcelona and Argentina footballer, appeared in a Spanish court on Friday to defend himself against...

  36. September 13, 2013

    How we all went Dutch

    I’m not Dutch but, in 1976, my family moved to the Netherlands. Though my new classmates were only seven, most cycled to...

  37. August 11, 2013

    Brazil reaches out to EU for trade deal

    Brazil’s rising prosperity has led it to consider pushing for its own trade deal with the EU, after years of struggling to...

  38. August 4, 2013

    Beginning of the end of prohibition and of war on drugs

    Uruguay’s Congress last week took a big step in becoming the first country in the world to legalise the cultivation, sale...

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