Rate rise lifts economic hopes in Brazil

Investors are betting Dilma Rousseff will change fiscal tack

Illustration of Latin America fiesta

The party is ending for Latin America

The region is looking at a slowdown, but things could be worse, says John Paul Rathbone

Argentina seeks its own shale boom

Country wants investors not scared off by default

Ebola mission brings pride to Cuba

Castro’s initiative wins international praise – and scepticism

A supporter of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, who is presidential candidate for the Workers Party (PT), celebrates after the result of the elections showed the victory of Dilma in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Rousseff was re-elected on the second runoff and defeated the candidate Aecio Neves, from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB). (Photo by Tiago Mazza Chiaravalloti/NurPhoto)

Real falls sharply on Brazil election result

Markets concerned by Rousseff victory

Divided Brazil awaits Rousseff after win

President faced with struggling economy and a corruption scandal

Rousseff scores narrow victory in Brazil

Brazilian real falls 3.1% to lowest since May 2005

Uruguay presidential poll goes to run-off

Leftwing candidate Tabaré Vázquez fails to win outright

Dilma Rousseff wins Brazil poll

Incumbent triumphs in country’s closest election in a generation

Polls show Neves recovery as Brazil votes

New middle class expected to be deciding factor

Middle class key to poll in divided Brazil

‘Battle-axe’ and ‘playboy’ set for showdown after bruising fight

Governor resigns over missing Mexicans

International outrage over complicity in students’ disappearance

Rousseff faces scrutiny over economy

Critics hold PT’s policies responsible for Brazil’s slowdown

Silva claims Rousseff smear campaign

Former Brazil frontrunner says she was branded homophobic

Rousseff faces fresh Petrobras pressure

Public spending watchdog raises questions over Comperj refinery

Brazil’s markets track election polls

Day traders exploit volatility as presidential race heads for tie

Rousseff admits to Petrobras wrongdoing

Brazil’s president looks to put corruption scandal behind her

Brazil’s Neves prays for rain

Drought threatens support for opposition campaign in key state

Brazil poll candidates launch personal attacks

Presidential hopefuls Rousseff and Neves clash

Fears mount of Venezuela default

President slashes imports to cover foreign debt payments