Obama denied funding for child migrants

Congress will not approve funds until at least September

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

Judge Griesa weighs Argentina’s fate

Long career is marked by willingness to tackle powerful interests

Farc accused of brutality ‘with impunity’

Human Rights Watch says atrocities continuing in Colombia

Defiant: Argentine president Cristina Fernández

Argentina braced for fresh debt default

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

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

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

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