Regulators fail to block fraudulent ads

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The usual suspects in banking would be thrilled to be treated as leniently as those in marketing

Argentina to pay Italian ‘holdouts’

Deal is first in country’s stand-off with international creditors

Argentina resumes ‘holdout’ creditor talks

Macri’s election raises hopes of deal in decade-long dispute

Fears Brazil may revisit statist policies

Head of Rousseff’s party calls for subsidies to reignite economy

Cold welcome for new Brazil finance chief

Real falls as investors doubt Nelson Barbosa can rein in deficit

Argentine peso falls by almost a third

Investors remain calm as markets embrace reform of economy

Second rating agency cuts Brazil to junk

Fitch downgrade prompts fears of sell-off

Venezuela on edge of political crisis

Socialist government in stand-off with new assembly after defeat

Macri sworn in with vow to unite Argentina

Fernández boycotts successor’s inauguration ceremony

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Badlands threaten Brazil climate pledge

Violent lawlessness hobbles efforts to curb deforestation

Brazil slaves face death threats and debt

The battle against forced labour in the Amazon is becoming harder

Brazil’s economy shrinks by record 4.5%

Recession in Latin America’s largest country is worst since 1930s

BTG Pactual replaces Esteves as chief

Brazilian investment bank distances itself from billionaire

Prat-Gay named Argentina finance minister

Mauricio Macri chooses ex banker to help reinvigorate economy

Brazil bank chief held in Petrobras probe

‘Car wash’ corruption case widens with senator arrest

Brazil economic plan shows political rift

Vice-president’s liberal platform is break from leftist Rousseff

Mexico tries to ignite energy investment

Oil companies borrow model from US shale boom to monetise assets

Scandal runs Rolls-Royce through ‘Car Wash’

Series of cases around Petrobras inquiry relate to $20bn of state contracts

Macri vows to end Argentina’s isolation

Presidential challenger is pushing pro-market reforms

Venezuela sues US currency website

Critics dismiss ‘cyber terrorism’ claims as scapegoating