Mexican politicians are saber rattling against the US agriculture sector, and it looks like Argentina is ready to fill the gap.
At least 48 towns or cities in eight Brazilian states have canceled Carnival festivities this year because they are suffering from the worst recession in the country’s recent history.
No matter how many hours one plans to revel in the Carnival festivities, certain things should be considered, and the first is which blocos to attend.
Does being handed money every month—no strings attached—sound attractive? The residents of a small town in Brazil are finding out.
This week sees the Rio Music Conference once again in Rio de Janeiro, followed by a music festival scheduled to take place during Carnival
Ross Teverson, manager of the four crown-rated Jupiter Global Emerging Markets fund believes Mexico could be a rich hunting ground for opportunities this year.
Brazilian President Michel Temer took office five months ago after the impeachment and political humiliation of the country’s first female political leader, Dilma Rousseff
What to expect when the presidents of Brazil and Argentina meet
South America’s biggest economies want to work more closely together. That will not be easy
Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that his country is returning to a path of growth and will manage to escape recession in the first quarter of 2017.
Espirito Santo, Brazil's fourth-smallest state, with 2 percent of national population, also is one of the country's most fiscally fit.
In just two years a state budget crisis has cut off all public funding for scientific work. Facing ‘doomsday’ scenario, scientists consider fleeing Brazil
Brazil's Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles has admitted that the government is going to revise its official forecast for this year's GDP growth
With some planning and good weather, it is possible to hit the highlights in ten days and still not have to rush too much.
As recession continues, Brazilian businesses head to Paraguay that is positioning itself as low-cost manufacturing hub
A constitutional amendment passed by the Senate last month is being called “the end of the world” amendment by its opponents. Why? Because the consequences of the amendment look disastrous — and long lasting.
Part of the reason prison violence is so common in Brazil is that conditions in most of the country’s penitentiaries are barbarous.
The project seems to be working. At the start, 75% of male participants said men’s responsibilities included childcare, by the end, 100% agreed.
Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles says it is important 'not to implicitly transfer the state debt problem to the Union'.
Survival for Venezuelans is becoming a matter of flight. About 10,000 Venezuelans are streaming into Brazil every month in search of food and medicine
During the first half of 2016, as Brazil staggered through a corruption investigation, a painful recession and the impeachment of then-President Dilma Rousseff
The government should overhaul its reproductive health policies to support them, researchers say.
The company and Brazilian petrochemical firm, Braskem, have agreed to pay at least $3.5bn (£2.8bn) to the authorities in the US, Brazil and Switzerland.
A federal judge in Brazil has accepted new corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who had already been indicted in four other graft cases.
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has tried to gate-crash a Mercosur meeting in Buenos Aires.
Grain production next year could grow as much as 14.2 percent after likely registering its biggest fall in six years in 2016.
The decision should aid President Temer, who has been counting on Calheiros, a political ally, to help shepherd through Congress unpopular austerity measures
A justice on Brazil’s Supreme Court on Monday night removed the powerful head of the Senate from his post, as tensions have escalated between Congress and the judiciary
Un ministro del Supremo Tribunal Federal de Brasil destituyó al poderoso líder del senado, mientras aumenta la tensión entre la rama judicial y el congreso
Mercosur expulsó el viernes a Venezuela y la cancillería de Caracas sorprendió a muchos al anunciar que desconocería la decisión; pero más allá del berrinche del país petrolero ante una medida que parece no tener remedio
Decenas de miles de brasileños realizaron protestas callejeras contra una votación que, según ellos, amenaza con socavar una importante investigación contra la corrupción.
Tens of thousands of Brazilians have joined street protests against a vote which they say threatens to undermine a major anti-corruption investigation.
A scandal and a further contraction of the economy make things difficult for the government
Congress passes bill with changes that would help shield lawmakers from prosecution, angering investigators, as nation grapples with deadly plane crash
Brazil's economy plunged deeper into recession in the third quarter, dashing government hopes that a lift in consumer and business confidence would jumpstart a recovery
A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia.
Manifestantes se concentraron el domingo en Sao Paulo para exigir que el presidente brasileño sea retirado del cargo y se mostraron indignados por gran cantidad de sus medidas
Brazil's President Michel Temer has said he will block attempts to approve controversial legislation giving amnesty to politicians who received illegal donations for their campaigns.
Of the 27 states in the Union, 20 are in the red with public debts totaling over R$56 billion.
The communities denounce the government's 'neoliberal program' and want to know of possible changes in the demarcation of indigenous lands.