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

Hedge funds bet on Argentine recovery

Argentina braced for fresh debt default

Deepening recession, rising inflation and capital flight expected

Free trade suffers for conservative errors

The bogeyman-based approach has failed the US economy as a whole

Xi’s Latin trip puts trade before ideology

Washington fears over Chinese president’s visit are overblown

Brazil expects World Cup export boost

Argentina looks to China and Russia

Fernández to welcome Putin and Xi after US debt dispute

Slim’s next move: media assets?