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A dimmer outlook for Petrobras

New corruption allegations intensify the pressure on a company stretched by a falling Real and lower oil prices.

21 November 2014

The risk of fiscal laxity in Brazil

Joblessness increases the danger of higher deficits, but a silver lining remains for sectors that depend on government spending.

18 November 2014

Mexico reruns the bullet train tender

Confusion over $3.6bn contract becomes a setback for the infrastructure programme.

10 November 2014

Colombia's road boost

Construction work could partly offset the impact of lower oil prices.

07 November 2014

Mexico turns to China for its bullet train

The México-Querétaro line will be the region's first, with work due to start in January next year 

05 November 2014

A second term for Dilma

Brazil’s re-elected president has promised to build bridges with business, but share prices have fallen sharply in the wake of her narrow election win.

27 October 2014

Dilma, the clear favourite

Two days ahead of Brazil’s election, President Dilma Rousseff has established a solid lead in the most recent opinion polls.

24 October 2014

Alfa’s oil ambitions

The Mexican company's plan to raise capital is part of a broader advance by local groups into the newly liberalised energy sector.

23 October 2014

Dilma edges ahead

Three polls suggest the tide is turning in favour of the governing party ahead of the election on October 26.

21 October 2014

Neves closes the gap

Opinion polls suggest that the opposition candidate is running neck-and-neck against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ahead of the October 26 second round.

16 October 2014

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