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    1. July 29, 2016

      The new oil order comes back with a vengeance

      The renewed slide in the oil price back towards $40 a barrel is a reminder to the world’s largest producers that they...

    2. July 29, 2016

      Venezuela’s armed forces tighten grip as food crisis grows

      When two trucks loaded with soldiers pulled up outside his butcher shop in the Barrio Unión slum of eastern Caracas,...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Venezuela's ruling party seeks to ban opposition over recall vote

      Venezuela’s ruling socialist party is seeking to ban the opposition coalition over a recall vote to remove President...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Venezuela’s economic woes send a chill over closest ally Cuba

      The crisis in Venezuela has spread to its closest ally Cuba, with Havana warning of power rationing and other shortages...

    3. July 26, 2016

      A world map of subsidies for renewable energy and fossil fuels

      The extent to which fossil fuels and renewable energy sources enjoy public support through subsidy has become a highly...

    4. July 25, 2016

      Crunch time for attempt to oust Maduro

      When opposition lawmaker Julio Borges approached Venezuela’s electoral council to urge officials to push ahead with a...

    5. Nick Butler

      July 25, 2016

      Petrobras at risk as Brazil's endless crisis deepens

      With so much attention focused on the questions of Brexit and the American presidential election it is miss the...

    6. FT Alphaville

      July 19, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - China slowdown story has moved into a new phase as government props up ailing private sector? -...

    7. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Maduro says Citibank to close Venzuela's currency accounts

      Embattled Venezuela seems to be too much to take for Citibank, as Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolás Maduro said...

    8. July 11, 2016

      Venezuelans cross border in hunt for food

      Omar Torres felt a rush of emotion as he crossed the Simón Bolívar bridge between Colombia and Venezuela with his wife...

    9. July 10, 2016

      Sinking deeper into our addiction to oil

      In his State of the Union address in January 2006, President George W Bush warned of the dangers of being “addicted to...

    10. July 10, 2016

      Realism drives Macri’s foreign policy rethink

      A Chinese satellite tracking station being built in the south of Argentina that critics fear could serve as cover for a...

    11. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Constâncio yesterday: “The present situation, after a new round of reduced stock prices...

    12. The World

      June 24, 2016

      LatAm Viva: Crisis management

      “We have a PhD in crises in Latin America. We had 25 crisis in 30 years. We are better managing crises than...

    13. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      Aeromexico halts flights to Venezuela as crisis deepens

      Another airline bites the dust of Venezuela’s worsening crisis, adding to the increasingly common sight of a near-empty...

    14. June 23, 2016

      Fernández optimistic about role as Venezuela’s emissary for peace

      The former Dominican Republic president trying to ease tensions in crisis-hit Venezuela describes the proposed...

    15. June 22, 2016

      Latin America: Under new management

      Gabriela Michetti, who is confined to a wheelchair after a car accident two decades ago, does not easily succumb to...

    16. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Is Venezuela close to boiling point?

      Has the crisis in Venezuela hit a point of no return? A growing number of analysts seem to think so. The country’s...

    17. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Gunman opens fire in Venezuela's central bank

      Another day in Caracas, one of the world’s most dangerous cities – now even for central bankers. On Monday, a gunman...

    18. June 19, 2016

      China seeks to renegotiate Venezuela loans

      China is renegotiating billions of dollars of loans to Venezuela and has met with the country’s political opposition,...

    19. June 17, 2016

      Small print on Venezuelan debt will pique Wall Street’s interest

      Bond documentation can be horrifically dull, pages upon pages of pointless, indecipherable legalese and dry facts about...

    20. June 15, 2016

      US and Venezuela to hold high-level talks to ease crisis

      The US is sending one of its most senior diplomats to Venezuela for talks aimed at easing tensions in the South...

    21. June 15, 2016

      The US-Venezuela talks will help unblock a political impasse

      John Kerry’s move on Tuesday to open high-level talks with Caracas is a potentially smart play. At the margin, the US...

    22. FT Alphaville

      June 15, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Wicksell or Fisher: a century on, who is going to be right? - Brexit and democracy. - And...

    23. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Oil over-supply set to balance in 2016 - Opec

      Excess supply in the oil market is likely to “ease over the coming quarters” as demand stays robust and production from...

    24. Nick Butler

      June 13, 2016

      Expect a wave of privatisation in energy

      In strong contrast to the previous downturns in the energy market the sharp falls in prices seen over the last two...

    25. June 10, 2016

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski seeks consensus in divided Peru

      Just hours after beating Keiko Fujimori to win Peru’s most closely fought presidential contest in more than 50 years,...

    26. June 9, 2016

      Dutiful Venezuela gives unexpected boost to bond investors

      Violent food riots, record inflation, a two-day working week and rolling power blackouts lasting for hours at a time:...

    27. FT Data

      June 9, 2016

      Datawatch: Venezuela's inflation

      Venezuela is on the brink of collapse and even a humanitarian crisis. The IMF expects consumer price rises to near 500...

    28. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      Venezuela looks to mining in era of cheap oil

      Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s embattled president, said on Tuesday night he was creating a specific mining ministry as...

    29. June 7, 2016

      Sovereign debt: Curing defaults

      At 8:13am in New York on April 22, about $2.4bn ticked into the bank account of Elliott Management, a fearsome hedge...

    30. FT Alphaville

      June 6, 2016

      Saudi Aramco, a race to the bottom?

      It’s a theory at least, courtesy of a new Bernstein long read on the reported listing of 5 per cent of the state owned...

    31. Nick Butler

      June 6, 2016

      Don't count on an orderly transition to a low carbon world

      Remember the Arab Spring and the heady promise of freedom and peace in the Middle East? Many normally sensible...

    32. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Opec's 'Fragile Five' find life unbearable at $50 oil

      Gulf Opec countries are hailing the return of $50 oil but for their more economically fragile peers the current price...

    33. FT Alphaville

      June 1, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - “Oh you gullible, innocent girl!” replied an instructor dressed as the Wizard. “Don’t you...

    34. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      Oil in longest monthly winning streak since '11

      Canadian wildfires and supply disruptions in Nigeria have set oil on track for its longest streak of monthly gains in...

    35. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      UAE oil minister willing to maintain status quo

      The oil minister of the United Arab Emirates has signalled that there will be no action taken at this Thursday’s...

    36. Fast FT

      May 31, 2016

      'Year of reckoning' awaits Opec's Fragile Five - RBC

      Oil prices may have stormed back 80 per cent since their early 2016 lows, but a “year of reckoning” awaits the world’s...

    37. May 29, 2016

      In Venezuela the stage is set for a chaotic exit

      Oh, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains. Nicolás Maduro’s stint as president of...

    38. May 29, 2016

      Lufthansa grounds flights to struggling Venezuela

      Lufthansa has cancelled the only flight between Germany and Venezuela, underlining the worsening conditions and growing...

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