Brazil’s economy ekes out 0.3% growth

Economists predict the deepest recession in decades this year

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Lure of big ships fuels canal boom

Chinese companies bet on rival Latin American trade routes

A woman holds a placard reading 'Petrolao Brazilian Shame' in reference to the Petrobras money laundering and corruption scandals, during a protest against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 15 March 2015
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Scandal mars efforts to tame bureaucracy

The revelations of the Petrobras case have shocked the country

Innovations promise much, yet fail to reach their potential

Economic and political problems threaten to reverse a decade of advances

Brazil: At breaking point

With Petrobras mired in a corruption scandal, Rousseff hopes an economic boost will lift flagging ratings

Mexican journalist vows to fight sacking

Reporter broke story of alleged house gift to president’s family

Cash goes missing in Batista trial

Lost funds will further damage credibility of insider trading trial

Swiss banks drawn into Petrobras scandal

Witness claims bribes laundered through accounts in Switzerland

Politicians named in Petrobras scandal

Brazil supreme court to investigate heads of both houses of Congress

Brazil inflation hits highest in a decade

Rising prices add to woes confronting Rousseff government

Petrobras scandal derails Brazil austerity

Fiscal measure blocked after attorney general probes 54 politicians

Mexico torn by ‘incredulity and distrust’

Peña Nieto speaks candidly after suspected murder of students

Judge removed from Eike Batista trial

Souza photographed driving former billionaire’s confiscated Porsche

Building groups sued in Petrobras probe

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

The $100m man’s guide to Brazilian graft

A former Petrobras executive alleges a sprawling corruption scheme

Developing economies: Taking a load off

Morocco shows way to cut fuel and other subsidies

São Paulo drought compounds Brazil’s woes

Water scarcity in country’s economic powerhouse sparks talk of impending rationing

Petrobras: Timeline of a scandal

Events that led to the resignation of the Brazilian oil group’s chief

Maria das Graças Foster

The familiar plight of a singular oil boss

US trade chief says Pacific deal close

Froman steps up Obama administration’s push for fast-track negotiating authority

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