Fed’s Powell warns of stagnation trap

Era of weak long-term growth a rising concern for board member

Venezuelans cross border in hunt for food

Mass shortages prompt thousands to enter Colombia to shop 

Realism drives Macri’s foreign rethink

Argentine leader seeks to court US without alienating China

Brazil’s Olympics ‘51% over budget’

Report says cost of games still modest compared with past events

EU trade deal bows to parliaments’ power

Brussels cedes ratification of pact with Canada to member states

Latin American links scale new heights

Gathering of leaders marks shift back towards economic orthodoxy

Mexico raises rates to shore up peso

Currency has taken hammering since Britain voted to leave EU

Brazil offers distressed debt opportunity

Deepest recession yields record individual and corporate defaults

Venezuela peace emissary stays optimistic

Ex-Dominican president leads ‘dialogue’ in crisis-hit country

Latin America: Under new management

The region is rejecting populism even as the US and Europe flirt with it

Brazil eyes long-term budget freeze

Tough fiscal policy will end uncertainty, says new finance minister Henrique Meirelles

Bermuda sees Cup relief from doldrums

Yacht race is boosting a tourist economy fallen on hard times

Argentina counts on credible statistics

Officials have been accused for years of manipulating data

‘Statistical emergency’ ends in Argentina

Credible data are step to normalisation of economy under Macri

Ex-Kirchner official held over cash bags

Former planning aide accused of trying to bury $9m in convent

Peru’s new president seeks to heal divisions

Ex-Wall St banker vows market reform mixed with populist measures

Venezuela gives boost to bond investors

Against the odds, the country has met its debt repayments

Mexico grabs top spot for Latam private equity

Reforms allow the country to overhaul fading Brazil

Macri eyes $400bn foreign cash stash

Argentina’s president plans big tax amnesty to fund spending boost

Peru hits back at US fund on $1.6bn claim

Gramercy files for arbitration over long-defaulted bonds