Puerto Rico suffers further rating cut

Moody’s move follows budget plan aimed at reviving bond deal

Brazil politics broken, says former leader

Cardoso warns of ‘crisis of legitimacy’ amid corruption scandals

Venezuela’s foreign reserves take a hit

Figure down by nearly a third to under $18bn during Maduro tenure

Comment: Charting a path back to growth

Reforms will create the conditions for the country to grow again at higher rates, says Henrique Meirelles

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

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

Hounslow not origin of havoc in New York

Blaming a solitary trader for the 2010 ‘flash crash’ is disingenuous

Chile hints at way out of region’s gloom

World’s top copper exporter set to escape downturn

Mexico’s economic gloom hard to crack

Families lose patience with Peña Nieto's reforms

Political theatrics dividing Brazil

More than half of Brazilians disapprove of the administration

Poll blow to Rousseff over austerity plan

Findings underscore task facing Brazil’s president’s efforts to set public finances back on track

Emerging markets: The great unravelling

Developing economies are experiencing high capital outflow levels

Argentina struggles to pay bondholders

Buenos Aires is desperately trying to meet a financial deadline in defiance of a US court ruling

Brazil’s economy ekes out 0.3% growth

Economists predict the deepest recession in decades this year

Falling currency clears path for efficiency gains

Industry and government urged to use opportunity to remove trade barriers and boost productivity

China: With friends like these

Beijing has lent billions to spread its influence, but as defaults loom its approach is shifting

Mexican journalist vows to fight sacking

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

Citi blocked on Argentine bond payment

US bank faces possible Buenos Aires sanctions over judge’s ruling