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Luis Caputo, whose role as the President of Argentina’s Central Bank includes controlling the value of the peso and restricting Argentina’s rapid devaluation as much as possible, came under fire after a picture of the official sunbathing emerged this week.

It might sound weird, but Brazilians have low self esteem. As newspapers painted a grim portrait of what was supposed to be a calamitous Olympics, Brazilians braced themselves for the criticism.

But when supermodel Gisele Bundchen cruised the Maracanã stadium …

Argentine Olympians will be able to go for the gold in more ways than one, as the Brazilian Ministry of Health has given out a whopping 9 million condoms for the Rio Olympics being inaugurated today.

The practice of giving …

Yesterday, Brazilian authorities arrested 10 people for planning to commit acts of terrorism at the Río Olympic Games and are still looking for two more suspects. However, Brazilian officials are expressing little concern over terrorism at the upcoming games.

The …

It’s that time of year again. Time to stare at your television for two weeks as the world’s most gifted abdominals athletes compete for the title of Olympic Champion. Yes, another four years has come and gone, and once again …

The Argentine men will face Honduras, Algeria and Portugal in Group D at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August, while the Argentina Football Association (AFA) has decided against entering a woman’s team.

While Portugal may pose a …

Many people ask me what it’s like to celebrate the holidays in Buenos Aires. Well, it’s certainly different than celebrating anywhere it’s less than 35°C (95°F) out. Yes, it is summer here — sadly, it wouldn’t surprise me if a …