Brazil taps Ilan Goldfajn as bank chief

Interim government is recruiting big names to restore confidence

Venezuela’s recall referendum

Process requires approval of government-dominated electoral council

Stakes high for Brazil’s money man

New finance tsar leads team trying to restore economic credibility

Brazil impeachment proceedings back on track

Vote on removal of president set for Wednesday

Brazil speaker annuls impeachment vote

Currency falls as expected removal of Rousseff hits obstacle

Brazil court suspends key Dilma foe

Eduardo Cunha is architect of impeachment drive against Rousseff

Fed push to curb fallout of bank failures

Central bank proposes pause in unwinding of bankruptcy contracts

Venezuelans add beer to list of privations

The socialist government has starved the private sector

Judge questions Brazil impeachment system

Some lawmakers announced votes against Rousseff before ballot

Argentina puts end to long holdouts saga

Judge lifts injunctions on country after it pays creditors $9.3bn

Cuba pops the bubble of high expectations

Communist party congress ends hopes of timely reform

Argentina faces real work after bond sale

Will the country’s new bondholders repent at leisure after sale?

Mining taps deep reserves of rage in Peru

Next leader faces conflicts over use of country’s rich resources

Brazil braces for political showdown

Legislators debate impeachment of President Rousseff

Spain minister quits over Panama leaks

Resignation of Soria comes at awkward time for acting PM Rajoy

Pessimism pervades ahead of Cuba congress

Post-Obama optimism gives way to frustration and disenchantment

What vote on Rousseff’s impeachment means

Country could enter uncharted territory if president refuses to accept result

Prosecutors raid Panama Papers law firm

New organised crime unit searches for evidence at Mossack Fonseca

Brazilians grow weary of the walking dead

The country’s political system suffers from a crisis of legitimacy

Panama leaks spur Argentina graft claims

Shell companies were set up for a close associate of the Kirchners