Mexico captures gang lord ‘La Tuta’

Arrest of drugs kingpin is rare good news for embattled president

Widodo drug policy threatens foreign ties

Indonesia executions damage relations with Brazil and Australia

Judge rejects charges against Fernández

Argentine president accused of hiding Iran’s role in bombing

Iron ore price fall weighs on Vale profit

Brazilian mining group misses forecast as problems mount

Brazil hit by Petrobras downgrade

Bonds, equities and currency rocked after oil group’s ratings cut

Telefónica promises return to growth

Spanish telecoms group plans to focus on more profitable markets

Brazil unions sue McDonald’s franchisee

Case alleges Arcos Dorados violated labour laws

Batista’s Porsche puts trial into a spin

Judge hearing insider trading case alleged to have used seized car

Venezuela cracks down on critics

Arrests raise fears the government is trying to crush dissent

Multinationals face scrutiny on Petrobras

Companies linked to corruption scandal could be investigated in US

Loan scandal clouds Bachelet’s reforms

Son’s bank loan deals serious blow to Chile president’s credibility

Building groups sued in Petrobras probe

Taskforce seeks R$4.5bn for alleged involvement in corruption scandal

Human rights fears rise in Venezuela

Besieged government is trying to stamp out dissent

Rolls’s goodwill challenge

Group could take it cue from GSK’s bribery scandal in China

Rolls-Royce to co-operate with probe

UK group not yet contacted by Brazilian officials over alleged bribes

Mexico urged to rebuild public’s trust

Finance minister in housing outcry seeks greater transparency

Rolls-Royce accused in Petrobras scandal

Bribes allegedly paid via an agent in exchange for $100m contract

Civilian sacrifice likelier than a coup

Venezuela’s gaffe-prone Maduro might prove useful

The $100m man’s guide to Brazilian graft

A former Petrobras executive alleges a sprawling corruption scheme

Brazil drought pours cold water on Carnival

Money for celebrations being diverted to building water storage