Venezuelans add beer to list of privations

The socialist government has starved the private sector

BTG founder Esteves freed by Brazil court

Star banker still being investigated over Petrobras scandal

Rousseff presses her case in Brazil drama

Impeachment fight said to have the feeling of a ‘telenovela’

Argentina puts end to long holdouts saga

Judge lifts injunctions on country after it pays creditors $9.3bn

Macri enlists business as austerity bites

Argentina is in a painful transition from interventionist policies

Ecuador says rich will fund quake recovery

Levy to be imposed on citizens whose wealth exceeds $1m

Cuba pops the bubble of high expectations

Communist party congress ends hopes of timely reform

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Argentina faces real work after bond sale

Will the country’s new bondholders repent at leisure after sale?

Argentina returns with $16.5bn debt sale

Scale of order book sparks grey market scramble

Mining taps deep reserves of rage in Peru

Next leader faces conflicts over use of country’s rich resources

Pemex on roadshow to reassure investors

González Anaya faces tough task convincing market of stability

Brazil braces for political showdown

Legislators vote on Sunday whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff

Pessimism pervades ahead of Cuba congress

Post-Obama optimism gives way to frustration and disenchantment

What vote on Rousseff’s impeachment means

Country could enter uncharted territory if president refuses to accept result

Attempts to impeach Rousseff turn messy

Brazil’s president is desperately trying to cling to power

Prosecutors raid Panama Papers law firm

Newly created organised crime unit investigates whether law firm was used for illicit activity

Argentina flags up bond sale risks

Marketing documents point to country’s fraught borrowing history

Push to oust Brazil’s Rousseff clears hurdle

Congressional committee vote brings impeachment one step closer

Paris and Berlin urge tax-haven blacklist

Initiatives aimed at territories breaching transparency rules

Brazilians grow weary of the walking dead

The country’s political system suffers from a crisis of legitimacy