Argentina braced for fresh debt default

Defiant: Argentine president Cristina Fernández

Deepening recession, rising inflation and capital flight expected

Colombians demand justice, not just peace

Santos faces deep divisions over how to end the insurgency

Free trade suffers for conservative errors

The bogeyman approach has failed progressive agenda and the US economy, writes Adam Posen

Tycoon Slim suggests three-day work week

Toil less but retire later, says world’s second-richest man

Immigration: Life on the line

As the US grapples with a border crisis, FT reporters speak to the immigrants and the Americans who are torn over their fate

Honduras welcomes back deportees from US

Women and children given promises of aid and jobs

Reform drive puts strain on Chávez legacy

Venezuela’s pragmatists will urge change

Argentina hangs head in dismay after loss

World Cup disappointment for country facing debt stand-off

Rousseff in spotlight post-World Cup

Brazil’s leader holds head up despite boos and chants

Brazil World Cup defeat wrongfoots bankers

Big banks had predicted host nation would win comfortably

Argentina would be peculiar champions

If Alejandro Sabella’s squad win, who should really claim credit?

Argentina looks to China and Russia

Fernández to welcome Putin and Xi after US debt dispute

Brazil poll contenders fear World Cup hangover

National mood has turned dark after football ‘massacre’

Lessons Brazil need to learn from best

Team must not let a good crisis go to waste – it is time to mimic the German revolution

Brazil left shell-shocked after humiliation

Dutch tactical nous faces Messi magic

Van Gaal will need all his wiles if Holland are to beat Argentina

Fred and Müller: clash of forward styles

Two forwards meet on Tuesday with opposing styles that illuminates how each country views the game

Brazil’s brilliance is also a curse

Schools and hospitals often seem to have played second fiddle to stadiums

Neymar injury unlikely to hurt Rousseff

Migrant youth risk all for American dream

Some 47,000 children have reached America’s border this year