Argentina appeals to a higher authority

Fernández hopes to get UN support in fight with creditors

Samba socialism

How Marina Silva has set Brazil’s election on fire, writes Misha Glenny

Could banana groups’ merger plans be turning to mush?

There are doubts about the Fyffes-Chiquita tie-up

Andre Esteves, Chairman & CEO of BTG Pactual talks during an interview with journalists of the Financial Times, in Sao Paulo July 22, 2014. Photographer Manu Correia
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Brazil’s BTG expands into UK equities

Lender hires manager from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Brazil election is a battle of styles

Marina Silva is forcing her rivals to adapt to her rapid rise

Vivendi to sell GVT to Telefónica

French group now focused on media and entertainment

Oi to sell stake in Africatel

Brazilian telecoms company to focus on fight for home market

Fraga offers Brazil an orthodox path

Ex-central bank president promises market solutions

Colombia seeks dividend from wealthy 1%

Tax on the rich aims to reduce inequality and pay for security

Coffee experts fear for Brazil harvest

Traders seek to discover impact of unprecedented drought

British Virgin Islands under pressure

Money laundering crackdown prompts switch from BVI incorporations

Lozoya drags Mexico’s Pemex from its solitude

Mexico’s oil monopoly must behave like a private company, says turnround champion

Silva quenches Brazil’s thirst for change

Candidate’s promise of reform is winning over voters

Batista accused of market manipulation

Prosecutors try to seize a total of R$1.5bn in assets

Banks lend more abroad as trust returns

Cross-border loans increase for the first time in three years

Pemex to spend $5.5bn on upgrades

Emilio Lozoya says Mexico’s energy reforms are bearing fruit

BES made secret loans to top shareholder

Questions raised over Bank of Portugal’s supervision

Spectre of default looms over Venezuela

Caracas struggles to meet international bond payments

Moody’s adds to pressure on Rousseff

Outlook on Brazil’s debt marked down ahead of polls

Circus laughter that makes Brazilians cry

Electoral hour is the 60 minutes of free television airtime