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

Lozoya drags Mexico’s Pemex from its solitude

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

Fernández battles to save ‘fatherland’

Critically low bank reserves threaten economic crisis

Dazzling Lima is Latin America’s latest economic star

Middle-class appetite grows for fine watches and jewellery

Peña Nieto pushes on with change

Leader promises a Mexico ‘on the move’ despite growing scepticism

Rivals try to stop Silva’s rise in Brazil

Environmentalist is now favourite to win election

Frail economy dents Brazil’s car industry

Hundreds of workers laid off as economy falters

Brazil’s economy slips into recession

GDP contraction deals blow to Rousseff’s re-election bid

Peña Nieto fails to dispel Mexican gloom

Reforms win overseas plaudits but not at home

Companies fear radical turn in Argentina

Default seen as part of a broader shift by Fernández

Brazil injects extra $4.5bn into economy

New measure aims to boost banking system

Fernández wanes as Argentines struggle

Fears grow that default will deepen recession

Brazil shaken by candidate’s death

Death of Eduardo Campos changes presidential election

Brazil crash kills presidential candidate

Death of Eduardo Campos in jet accident alters election dynamics

Brazilian presidential candidate in jet crash

Eduardo Campos in plane downed near São Paulo

EU plans sanctions talks with LatAm

Bloc hopes countries will not replace its exports to Russia

Argentina crisis clouds Kirchner’s sunset

Default will hit the president’s legacy when she leaves officenext year

Argentina default triggers swaps payout

‘Credit event’ enables CDS investors to seek payment

Argentina bondholders are sanguine

Bonds are at 89 cents – higher than they have been for three years