Neves has momentum in Brazil election

Challenger clashes with Rousseff over how to restore growth

Brazil markets rally on election result

Strong gains by pro-business candidate cheer investors

Brazil poll rivals clash on central bank

Rousseff campaign suggests independence will lead to famine

Fraga offers Brazil an orthodox path

Ex-central bank president promises market solutions

Colombia seeks dividend from wealthy 1%

Tax on the rich aims to reduce inequality and pay for security

Peña Nieto pushes on with change

Leader promises a Mexico ‘on the move’ despite growing scepticism

Rivals try to stop Silva’s rise in Brazil

Environmentalist is now favourite to win election

Peña Nieto fails to dispel Mexican gloom

Reforms win overseas plaudits but not at home

Brazil injects extra $4.5bn into economy

New measure aims to boost banking system

Brazil crash kills presidential candidate

Death of Eduardo Campos in jet accident alters election dynamics

US political funding debate moves to judges

Development could undermine trust in legal system

Argentina crisis clouds Kirchner’s sunset

Default will hit the president’s legacy when she leaves officenext year

Argentina default triggers swaps payout

‘Credit event’ enables CDS investors to seek payment

Hopes remain of deal on Argentine debt

Private banks have been discussing buying holdouts’ bonds

Argentina braced for fresh debt default

Deepening recession, rising inflation and capital flight expected

Mexico defends telecoms reform plan

Government counsel denies favouring Televisa over Carlos Slim

Argentina on the brink of technical default

Most investors believe the country will find a way to settle

Argentina’s payment illegal, says judge

Griesa orders return of bond money by Monday

Fed warns banks they face tougher tests

US groups will undergo new risk assessments and regular checks

Venezuela confronts volatile fuel dilemma

Maduro might have no choice but to raise petrol prices