Former Lula aide held in Petrobras probe

Allegations bring corruption scandal closer to former president

A worker checks the chassis of a new truck at the assembly line at the MAN Latinamerica factory in Resende, Rio de Janeiro state, Monday, April 29, 2013. (Dado Galdieri)
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Brazil: Engine trouble

Once a motor of the global economy the country is now the sick man of emerging markets

Trump staying power confounds his rivals

Candidates fixated on containing billionaire ahead of debate

Poverty in Mexico is on the rise

Government looks to combat inequality with structural reforms to drive economic growth

P&G’s slow turnround frustrates analysts

Consumer product group’s fourth-quarter income tumbles 80%

Casino merges LatAm units in €1.7bn deal

Move aims to squeeze cash from assets amid Brazil slowdown

An off road trucks carries mined for iron ore at the terraces in the Vale's iron ore Brucutu mine in Barao dos Cocais, Minas Gerais state Thursday, May 9, 2013. (Dado Galdieri)

Vale digs its way out of iron ore slump

Brazilian miner bounces back in second quarter with profits rise

Brazil raises rates to 14.25%

Benchmark rate up to highest in nine years amid recession

Saipem implicated in Petrobras case

Art and cash allegedly paid to secure contracts

Arrest brings Odebrecht into spotlight

Petrobras crisis hangs over Brazil’s mysterious construction giant

S&P warns Brazil credit rating at risk

Agency’s negative outlook cites political and economic execution concerns

Prosecutors draw net around Brazil elite

The Petrobras probe is a test of the country’s institutions

Bioven seeks IPO to market Cuban drug

Improved relations with US set to open up Cuban life sciences

Brazil faces spectre of budget deficit

Doubts over targets as country edges toward recession

Colombia to ease raids on Farc rebels

Move to cool down long-running Latin American armed conflict

Brazil charges executives with corruption

Construction industry indictments are latest in Petrobras probe

US widens probe into Citigroup in Mexico

DoJ seeks details of cash transfers between California and Mexico

Cut to Brazil budget target hits markets

Recession impact on tax revenues weighs on primary fiscal surplus

Recession and graft: Brazil’s rot grows

Even the president may face impeachment under the Petrobras probe

Mexico’s Peña Nieto in education battle

Row over reform throws spotlight on president’s struggles