Hedge fund tests Peru on landowner debt

Creditors say they were short-changed by repayment plan

Fernanda Feitosa and her husband photographed at their home in Sao Paolo with artwork
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Art: Meeting Brazil’s power collectors

At home with a confident generation of buyers

Brazil: Rousseff in the firing line

The president faces impeachment in a move that could bring recession-hit country to a standstill

Scioli powers to lead in Argentina polls

Buenos Aires governor vows ‘gradual’ change in stagnating economy

Pope Francis

Pope says ‘God weeps’ for abuse victims

Pontiff’s tour looks set to boost his reform drive

Rousseff critic warns more downgrades loom

Investors have lost confidence in Brazil, says head of lower house

Colombia to sign peace deal with rebels

Agreement to punish rights abusers brings end to long war closer

Colombia and Venezuela ease tensions

Border dispute has left thousands deported or fleeing

Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro on Cuba trip

Pontiff held mass in Revolution Plaza

Pope meets Castro after mass in Cuba

Pontiff preaches reconciliation and service in Havana’s Revolution Square

Brazil’s Rousseff faces impeachment heat

Protesters submit petition to congress with opposition support

Pope faces diplomatic test on Cuba trip

Pontiff under pressure to push Castro on reforms

Chile earthquake

Magnitude 8.3 quake triggers tsunami waves

Chile earthquake triggers tsunami waves

Magnitude 8.3 quake brings flooding to some coastal areas

Experts identify bones of Mexico student

First anniversary of disappearance of group of 43 approaches

Former comedian leads Guatemalan election

Poll heads to second round in country torn by corruption scandal

Missing students report rocks Mexico

Investigation into missing 43 knocks down government claims

Judge rallies Brazil to anti-graft war

Sérgio Moro battles political opposition to Petrobras probe

Pope eases Catholic stance on abortion

Move will bolster pontiff’s credentials as a reformer

Brazil’s economy slips into recession

Contraction of GDP in second quarter was worse than expected