On guard: Honduran soldiers monitor a land occupation by farmers from the Trinidad community in April 2015. Photograph: Juana Esquivel 5:02

Guadalupe Gallerda can still remember the sound of gunfire echoing through her village, in the Lower Aguán Valley, in Honduras, the day her husband(...)

Mixing tequila and Irish whiskey appears to go down well with bondholders. JB & Cia, the 250-year-old Mexican owner of Jose Cuervo, sold $500 mill(...)

There is much symbolism in the welcome proposed removal by the US of Cuba from its list of rogue state sponsors of terrorism. Now North Korea and Syri(...)

US president Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro shake hands as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (R) looks on at the  Summit of the Americas in Panama City on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

US president Barack Obama challenged Latin American leaders on Saturday to improve human rights and democracy even as he works to end decades of hosti(...)

Gary McGann, chief executive officer, Smurfit Kappa Group, said that the group’s 2014 performance is “strong evidence of the resilience of our integrated and geographically diverse business model”.   (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Smurfit Kappa Group, the paper and packaging giant, is eyeing further expansion through buyouts in Europe and Latin America. Ian Curley, the chief fin(...)

The US department of justice is still investigating whether HSBC helped clients avoid US taxes. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

The US department of justice (DoJ) is considering scrapping a deal that shields HSBC from prosecution for earlier infractions as the agency investi(...)

Tina Turner has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades and gave up her US citizenship in 2013. 2:03

Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in (...)

Six years after the banking crisis plunged the European Union into uncharted waters, a new political tide has begun to change the direction of the uni(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney at the Baileys production facility on the Nangor Road, Dublin, to announce the partnership between Baileys and Enterprise Ireland. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography 2:03

A new €600,000 partnership has been announced by cream liqueur manufacturer Baileys and Enterprise Ireland. Announcing the details at the Baileys prod(...)

The Book Of Life review

THE BOOK OF LIFE HHHDirected by Jorge R Gutierrez. Voices of Channing Tatum, Zoë Saldana, Ron Perlman, Diego Luna, Kate del Castillo. G cert, gen rel(...)