600 missing after mudslide in Guatemala

Rescue workers conduct search after more than 120 houses buried

Eight ministers axed in Rousseff reshuffle

President shares posts among allies in face of impeachment threat

Rio Oil Trust: pensioned off

The reach of Petrobras’ woes is long and wide

Argentine spirits lifted by reform hopes

Talks with bond holdouts a priority for whoever wins election

Mexico oil auction eases memory of previous sale flop

ENI and Pan American among winners of blocks in Gulf of Mexico

Brazil: Rousseff in the firing line

The president faces impeachment in a move that could bring recession-hit country to a standstill

Costa Rica looks to China to plug deficit

Latin American nation seeks to sell $1bn bond to Beijing

Scioli powers to lead in Argentina polls

Buenos Aires governor vows ‘gradual’ change in stagnating economy

Dilma’s dilemma over weak Brazilian real

Inflation risks mitigated by hopes of a boost to industrial exports

Pope Francis

Pope says ‘God weeps’ for abuse victims

Pontiff’s tour looks set to boost his reform drive

Bloc seeks leverage by joining bigger groupings

The four nations are pursuing a line of economic openness

Chile ‘red gold’ suffers

The good old days of investing in mining appear to have passed

Mexico learns lessons after oil auction flop

Flexibility is the watchword in switch from state control

Cross-border M&A shows scope for integration

Pact has created a platform for members to expand into each others’ countries

Peru mining protests prompt alarm

Not only has the world cycle in commodities turned unfavourably but so has local sentiment

Colombia needs to impress investors

Roads, bridges and tunnels are top priorities

Like minds aim to tread united line

Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru are more liberal, and open for business

Latin American revolutionary tide on turn

Peace moves and end of commodity price boom are bringing change

Rousseff battles to head off impeachment

Brazil’s president offers more power to coalition ally

Farc peace plan sparks anger in Colombia

Critics say justice deal lets human rights abusers off the hook

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