Political losses from Brexit will be deep

Decision to hold referendum will go down as one of history’s great blunders, writes Richard Haass

Rio’s favelas braced for Olympics violence

Brazilian cities have a history of police killings ahead of major events

Venezuela peace emissary stays optimistic

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

Colombia announces ceasefire with rebels

Deal paves way for end to one of world’s longest wars

Latin America: Under new management

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

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Zelotes: Brazil’s ‘other’ corruption probe

Prosecutor thinks scores of companies took part in bribery scheme

US coffee drinkers to get taste of Cuba

Nespresso to be first to end 50-year absence of the beverage

Brazil probe means a boom for lawyers

‘Lava jato’ arrests provide rich pickings

Maribel Vázquez Cañas,41, is in the fourth year of a twenty-seven year, six month sentence in the Santa Marta Acatitla Women's Prison in Mexico City for aggravated kidnapping, a crime she says she did not commit, but contends she was framed for by corrupt police and judicial authorities. She is the mother of five children and her youngest son, Zaid, 2, lives with her in the jail.
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Mexico enacts sweeping justice reform

Closed system rife with abuses is opened to public scrutiny

Brazil eyes long-term budget freeze

Tough fiscal policy will end uncertainty, says finance minister

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

US and Venezuela to hold high-level talks

Ideological foes seek thaw as Latin American nation’s crisis deepens

Ex-Kirchner official held over cash bags

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

US-Venezuela talks will help break impasse

The secretary of state’s softly-softly approach is smart

Peru’s new president seeks to heal divisions

Former Wall St banker tries to balance market reform with populist measures

Ex-World Bank economist wins Peru poll

Kuczynski beats Fujimori by fewer than 42,000 votes

Venezuela gives boost to bond investors

Against the odds, the country has met its debt repayments

Argentina turns to renewable energy

Macri hopes to attract $20bn in investments

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