Alleged head of Mexico drug cartel seized

Boost for President Peña Nieto amid deteriorating security

Argentina’s central bank chief quits

Fábrega’s resignation comes after being criticised by president

Argentina central bank chief resigns

Move follows public criticism by President Fernández

Brazil markets hit by Dilma surge in polls

Ibovespa falls as president widens lead

US and Brazil agree on cotton subsidies

Deal marks end to high-profile trade dispute

Rousseff backed amid shift to the left

Brazil president’s surge in polls worries investors

Rousseff poll lead spooks Brazil bourses

Hopes fade for opposition victory that promised to boost growth

Brazil polls show Rousseff lead widening

Rival Silva said to be suffering decline in support

Brazil poll rivals clash on central bank

Rousseff campaign suggests independence will lead to famine

US court holds Argentina in contempt

Judge says Buenos Aires sidestepped his orders on debt case

Sell-off in emerging currencies deepens

Slowing China and US rate prospects spark jitters

Rousseff claws back lead in Brazil poll

President wipes out Silva’s 9-percentage-point advantage

Costa Rica seeks entry to elite OECD club

New president hopes to persuade Paris-based group to look beyond Moody’s downgrade

Foreign investors need to step up to a newly demanding, emerging region

Anti-corruption, antitrust and environmental policies in Latin America are increasingly coming under the microscope

Race for Brazil’s driving seat

Dilma Rousseff was set for a second term, but then Marina Silva emerged as a serious rival

Oil companies eye Mexico’s ‘sweet shop’

Mexico speeds up energy auctions

Reforms seek billions of dollars in oil and gas investment

South America faces political hangover

End of the boom set to drive change in Brasília, Buenos Aires and Caracas

Argentina tries to pay debt outside US

Government wants to replace BNY Mellon as bond trustee

Peru seeks to revive economic miracle

Growth in one of Latin America’s brightest stars is slowing