Cuba: Showtime in Havana

Dance troupes excite audiences but reforms are urgent in the Caribbean island to boost the economy

Brazil politics broken, says former leader

Cardoso warns of ‘crisis of legitimacy’ amid corruption scandals

Sluggish Latin America sees fall in FDI

Few signs of improvement as outlook in the region remains gloomy

Dealmaking plummets due to economic woes

The economy is expected to contract by more than 1% this year

Bachelet remakes government in Chile

President reshuffles cabinet amid scandals and faltering economy

Peru fails to dig its way out of deadlock

The copper producer’s once stellar growth crashes down to earth

Latin America braces for higher US rates

Liquidity and austerity are new buzzwords for region’s officials

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - JANUARY 10: A woman hangs her laundry to dry in front of her home made out of tin and tarps that her family built over the land where their homes once stood before a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck just before 5 p.m. on January 12, 2010, destroying their homes and killing as many as 316,000 people on January 10, 2015 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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Hope for Haiti

Industries old and new are helping the nation recover following the 2010 earthquake

Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, is shown at the presidential compound of Los Pinos, during an interview with Jude Webber of the Financial Times.
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Mexico forced to change tack on corruption

Strategy approved by congress focuses on stronger institutions

Political scandals put brake on reform agenda

Legislators’ attention also includes constitutional reform

Chile: Copper bottomed

Facing higher costs and lower prices, copper producers are being asked to improve their environmental record

King of soya’s high-tech farming vision

Gustavo Grobocopatel’s innovative approach has been studied far beyond his native Argentina

Chile hints at way out of region’s gloom

World’s top copper exporter set to escape downturn

Petrobras raises Brazil corruption stakes

Foreign companies may come to regret ‘jeitinho’ rule-flouting

Mexico’s economic gloom hard to crack

Families lose patience with Peña Nieto's reforms

Batista judge on embezzlement charges

Accusations are latest setback in Brazilian insider trading trial

Brazil’s economy ekes out 0.3% growth

Economists predict the deepest recession in decades this year

Lure of big ships fuels canal boom

Chinese companies bet on rival Latin American trade routes

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