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Joe Cummings illustration - Maria das Graças Silva Foster
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Brazil oil major head’s career looks likely to end with corruption scandal, writes Samantha Pearson

Brazil deficit adds to Rousseff’s woes

Poor budget figures underline big challenges facing president

Anthony Armstrong Emery in Brazil, where he has established a successful property business
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Investor fears over Brazil homes scheme

Police investigate collapse of EcoHouse company

Burberry lags FTSE on sales growth fears

EasyJet soars to top of main index after broker comments

Petrobras: dancing around the issue

The Brazilian state oil company, is doing a samba of its own — it needs some wiggle room

Petrobras draws a blank on scandal’s cost

Company does not outline financial impact of alleged bribery

US trade chief says Pacific deal close

Froman steps up push for fast-track negotiating authority

Argentine journalist flees to Israel

Mysterious death of prosecutor provoked political crisis

China’s international lending has limits

Crisis holds mirror to Beijing’s state-to-state financing model

Rousseff’s shipbuilding dream on the rocks

Scandal at state-owned oil group Petrobras threatens project

US and Cuba hail ‘encouraging’ talks

Differences remain on human rights and US embargo

Argentina: Strange death of Alberto Nisman

Mysterious fate of state prosecutor has rocked the government

Venezuela in bind over default dilemma

Maduro needs access to financial markets and to end shortages

Fernández: Nisman’s death not a suicide

President suggests intelligence agents manipulated prosecutor

Brazil minister warns of austerity

Reform of unemployment benefits possible

Mexico pushes on with oilfield auctions

Process seen as the sale of the nation’s crown jewels

Venezuela’s Maduro announces reform push

Forex system to be revamped while fuel subsidies may be axed

Brazil benchmark rate at 3-year high

Move comes as government struggles to rebuild trust in stagnant economy

Digicel tunes Rdio in to emerging markets

US radio service reaches nearly 85 nations through local telecoms

Private equity sees profit in Brazil woes

Tight capital after Petrobras corruption scandal opens opportunities