Venezuelan leader faces a chaotic exit

The drama of Maduro’s presidency is set to end in tragedy, writes Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez

Brazil needs deep reforms as fear bites

Political changes required to try remove the carrots that incentivise corruption

Venezuelans resort to looting as food shortages bite

Scarcity of basic goods threatens to worsen social unrest

Brazil: a lack of Temer-ity

New government shows few signs of implementing bold solutions

Temer seeks spending cap as scandal bites

Brazil’s interim president floats budget measures after wiretap leak

Brazil’s Petrobras probe has silver-lining

The political weather is changeable but institutions are holding firm, writes John Paul Rathbone

Trade pacts: Latin America’s faultline

Despite talk of ‘convergence with diversity’, Pacific Alliance and Mercosur take different paths

Brazil’s Temer faces test as minister quits

Leaked tape forces Romero Jucá out of newly formed cabinet

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR - MARCH 29: Three hundred gangs members were transferred to the prison of Quezaltepeque, Libertad on March 29, 2016. (Photo by Fred Ramos/ For The Washington Post via Getty Images)

El Salvador declares bloody war on gangs

Police in murder capital accused of violence ‘without limits’

Investors wake up: Brazil is no quick fix

Brazil’s structural problems will take steam out of rally in assets

Capriles rallies voter revolt in Venezuela

Opposition leader seeks recall referendum to remove president Maduro

Nicolás Maduro, Venezuelan lord of misrule

Isolated president sits tight as country slides deeper into chaos

Anti-corruption tide reaches Argentina

Former president Fernández faces allegations of embezzlement, bribery and money laundering

Obama takes on Trump over US trade deals

President levels his sights on threats to Pacific Rim agreement

Brazil pins hopes on Temer’s superstars

Country looks to economic strikers to carry weak team

The ice begins to crack in Venezuela

The international community, including China, can play a useful role

Brazil taps Ilan Goldfajn as bank chief

Interim government is recruiting big names in effort to restore confidence

Argentina says Falklands no longer main issue

Foreign minister Malcorra says trade and investment more important

Venezuela’s recall referendum

Process requires approval of government-dominated electoral council

Venezuela protesters fear Maduro will stay

Opposition seeks removal of president via recall referendum