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Hurricane Maria leaves all Puerto Rico without power

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:52:40 GMT

Storm is strongest to hit the island in 85 years



Puerto Rico imposes curfew after Hurricane Maria

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:21:17 GMT




Mexican battle to free girl symbolises quake tragedy

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:41:24 GMT

Residents in socially divided capital provide assistance as death toll rises above 200






Army of volunteers search for Mexico quake victims

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:52:33 GMT

Relief effort swings into action supported by social media appeals



Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:57:20 GMT




Mexico earthquake kills more than 200

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:55:27 GMT

Volunteers help rescuers search for trapped survivors including children



In pictures: Mexico earthquake

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:54:12 GMT

Search for survivors continues after buildings collapse, killing hundreds



School quake collapse tugs at Mexicans’ heartstrings

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:13:23 GMT

Rescuers race to free children and teachers trapped beneath rubble



Mexico: History of quake devastation since 1985

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:07:46 GMT




Brazil: the Road Ahead

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:47:02 GMT

The World Economic Forum ranks Brazil 72nd out of 138 economies for the quality of its infrastructure, ahead of neighbouring Argentina but well behind Mexico at 57th. Now, Latin America’s largest country has a chance to put that right before the next peak in the economy



Brazil: under a cloud of crisis

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:47:01 GMT

Corruption and the lure of populism hang over the country ahead of an all-important presidential election in 2018



The long haul to recovery for Brazil’s infrastructure

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:47:01 GMT

The country’s need for upgrades is urgent but, with government funds in short supply, opportunities abound for investors



A cool head for crisis: Brazil central bank chief Ilan Goldfajn

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:47:01 GMT

Success in curbing Brazilian inflation is just the first step in creating long-term stability for economic recovery



Brazil’s utility companies put out the welcome mat for China

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:45:33 GMT

Beijing is snapping up infrastructure assets and preparing bids for many more



A front-seat dispatch from a grain truck on Brazil’s notorious BR-163 highway

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:45:15 GMT

Ferrying freight from the centre-west to the northern ports is an arduous job. A promised new rail link is set to change that



Brazil’s Oiapoque: a bridge too far

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:45:02 GMT

Built to stimulate trade, the long-delayed link to French territory stands near-idle, a symbol of ill-disciplined spending on infrastructure projects



How will Brazil build its infrastructure for the future?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:44:48 GMT

The FT and FGV Projetos gathered a panel of business leaders in São Paulo for a keynote discussion



A fight for Brazil’s Amazon forest

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:44:33 GMT

As agribusiness demands more land and better transport, the environment and communities pay a high price



Brazil’s Itaipú dam treaty with Paraguay up for renewal

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:44:20 GMT

Questions arise on how the power station’s output is shared



Brazil’s renewable energy potential attracts investors

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:44:12 GMT

Wind farms boast capacity that is double the global average



Brazil finance chief Meirelles aims to attract foreign investors

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:44:03 GMT

Plans seek to open up energy sector and auction-off highway, rail and airport concessions



Brazil infrastructure is stuck on the sidelines

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:43:51 GMT

Without vital upgrades, the country’s competitiveness will only suffer further



New players step into Brazil vacuum created by Petrobras scandal

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:43:46 GMT

‘Car Wash’ corruption probe opens up the market for infrastructure contracts to smaller companies



A Brazil tale of two airport concessions

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:43:36 GMT

The contrasting fortunes of the companies involved offer a sobering lesson in business models and financing