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    1. August 22, 2016

      Venezuela’s decline prompts exodus

      Even without money and a stable job since his arrival in Colombia in early July, Eduardo — not his real name — has...

    2. August 19, 2016

      Brent crude climbs above $50 a barrel on output freeze hopes

      Oil prices climbed back above $50 a barrel this week, registering a third straight week of gains, after Opec members...

    3. The World

      August 19, 2016

      LatAm Viva: Tudo Certo

      Sign up to LatAm Viva by email every Friday. Brazilians like to shrug off the country’s woes by saying that as long as...

    4. August 18, 2016

      Venezuela’s problems can no longer be ignored

      Terrorism, “unfair” trade deals and immigration. Few foreign policy issues have played in the US presidential election....

    5. August 17, 2016

      Saudi Arabia has oil traders hanging on every word

      Central bankers have long understood that a few well-placed words can wield nearly as much power as pulling the actual...

    6. August 17, 2016

      Saudi Arabia reminds oil traders it pays to listen

      Central bankers have long understood that a few well-placed words can wield nearly as much power as pulling the actual...

    7. Fast FT

      August 16, 2016

      Oil pulls back after Monday upswing

      Oil gave up some of the gains it had made in the previous session during early trading on Tuesday. Brent crude, the...

    8. Fast FT

      August 15, 2016

      Hedge funds take the bait on oil

      Hedge funds and speculators turned more positive on US oil last week, adding to bullish positions for the first time in...

    9. Nick Butler

      August 15, 2016

      Is the latest oil price fall the tipping point for Venezuela?

      After years of decline, the situation in Venezuela is becoming desperate. Could the latest fall in the oil prices...

    10. August 14, 2016

      Venezuelan zoo animals’ plight sparks concern as recession bites

      Ruperta, the lone elephant in Caricuao zoological park, is supposed to eat roughy 80kg of food a day, from vegetables...

    11. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      Saudi minister says Kingdom could help rebalance oil market

      Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid Al Falih said the kingdom could participate in coordinated action to help balance...

    12. August 11, 2016

      Donald Trump evokes Latin America’s old-style strongmen

      It has been a persistent ghost in the machine in the US election: Latin America. Haunting the red corner are the 11m...

    13. Fast FT

      August 10, 2016

      Saudi oil production hits record in July

      Saudi Arabia’s oil production rose to a record level in July as the kingdom moved to meet domestic demand and maintain...

    14. August 9, 2016

      Prospect of recall vote against Maduro recedes in Venezuela

      The probability of Venezuela’s unpopular president being removed this year by a recall referendum receded on Tuesday...

    15. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Opec lines up informal meeting in September

      Opec said the world’s biggest exporting nations will meet informally in September, the first gathering of member...

    16. Fast FT

      August 3, 2016

      Indicted Venezuelan general promoted to justice role

      Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has named a general accused of conspiring to smuggle cocaine as his new interior...

    17. August 2, 2016

      Pressure grows on Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro

      Venezuela’s opposition will continue to push for a referendum this year that could oust the unpopular President Nicolás...

    18. 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...

    19. 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,...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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? -...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2016

      Further reading

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

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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,...

    38. 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...

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