Venezuela: ‘Ours is a nation of thugs’

The government may be about to lose its socialist majority but is the opposition in the oil rich country ready?

Andre Esteves, Chairman & CEO of BTG Pactual talks during an interview with journalists of the Financial Times, in Sao Paulo July 22, 2014.
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BTG Pactual replaces Esteves as chief

Brazilian investment bank distances itself from billionaire

Prat-Gay asked to rework his magic

Fathoming Argentine economic woes is added challenge

Joe Cummings illustration

Mauricio Macri, Argentina’s new president

The honeymoon period following victory will be brief, write John Paul Rathbone and Benedict Mander

Migrant children stoke US border fears

Number of unaccompanied children from Mexico rises

Billionaire arrest widens Petrobras probe

Esteves was face of Brazilian finance during boom years

Alfonso Prat-Gay

Prat-Gay named Argentina finance minister

Mauricio Macri chooses ex banker to help reinvigorate economy

Brazil bank chief held in Petrobras probe

‘Car wash’ corruption case widens with senator arrest

Macri faces battle with central bank

Order for Argentine banks to sell dollar assets goes to heart of problem

President Macri faces a tough task in Argentina

The new leader must try to reject the damaging Peronist legacy

Macri vows new economic order in Argentina

Centre-right leader inherits high inflation and dwindling foreign reserves

Macri to urge Mercosur to bar Venezuela

Criticism of Caracas signals change of allegiance in Argentina

Who is Mauricio Macri?

New leader seen to pursue less protectionist economic policy

Macri’s choice: shock treatment or gradual change

Latin America’s pink tide ebbs further with election victory

Mauricio Macri triumphs in Argentina

Buenos Aires mayor wins Sunday’s presidential elections

Mauricio Macri wins Argentina election

Centre-right candidate inherits complex economic workload

Soap opera ban is real drama in Venezuela

Government sensitive about depictions of narcotics trade

Brazil inflation reaches 12-year high

Despite rising prices, economy set to contract

Fear campaign in Argentina falters

Political strategy fails to convince voters

Argentine bank raid sparks political row

Police deny opposition prompted search of monetary authority


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