Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt raced against a bus in Buenos Aires on Saturday during his visit to Argentina.
An initiative to fit train drivers' cars in Argentina with CCTV has uncovered some shocking behaviour including drivers sleeping on duty.
The new pontiff has reportedly called his local Argentine newspaper seller to tell him he would not need his papers delivered anymore.
An attack from a swarm of biting fish left more than 70 people injured on a popular beach in Argentina.
A seven-year-old girl had her finger partially amputated and dozens more suffered bite marks on Christmas Day from the "palometas" - a relative of the pirhana, said Federico Cornier, the director of emergency services in the city of Rosario.
He added: "This is not normal. It's normal for there to be an isolated bite or injury, but the magnitude in this case was great ... this is an exceptional event."
The attack happened off the popular beaches of the Parana River near Rosario, 186 miles north of Buenos Aires, where many Argentines were seeking relief from a heat wave over the holiday.
Pope Francis has revealed that he worked as a nightclub bouncer in Buenos Aires when he was a student.
The 76-year-old Argentine pontiff also spoke of his experiences of working in a laboratory and sweeping floors during a visit to a church in Rome.
The revelation that the Pope worked as a bouncer comes after a book looking at his personal life was published.
Francis: Life and Revolution claimed that the pontiff makes a "fantastic paella", used to tango dance as a teenager in the hope of meeting girls and starts his day with a cup of "maté" - a caffeine-rich South American drink.
Doctors have reportedly completed an operation on Argentine President Cristina Fernandez.
The surgery was performed to relieve pressure on her brain two months after she suffered an unexplained head injury.
According to Buenos Aires Govenor Daniel Scioli, Fernandez is currently recovering from anesthesia.
Argentina's president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is to undergo surgery today to treat bleeding on her brain.
The bleed, which is thought to have been caused by an earlier fall, was diagnosed as the president was being tested for another condition on Saturday.
According to doctors, 60-year-old Kirchner will have to rest for at least a month following the surgery. This means she will have to suspend campaigning for Argentina's congressional elections.
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been told by doctors to take a month off for health reasons, her spokesman has said.
The 60-year-old leader, who had her thyroid glands removed last year after she was diagnosed with cancer, was earlier admitted to a hospital specialising in cardiovascular disease for routine checks, a source said.
Argentinian protesters have burned an effigy of the Queen amid anti-British demonstrations ahead of an announcement of the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.
Around 250 demonstrators burned flags and chanted against British involvement in the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The IOC will elect the host city for the 2020 Summer Games later today, deciding between bids from Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo.
Argentina's ambassador to the UK has described the Prime Minister as "dumb" in a statement to her country's Congress.
Ambassador Alicia Castro was critical of David Cameron for drawing attention to comments by Pope Francis - formerly the Archbishop of Buenos Aires - about the disputed Falkland Islands.
Pope Francis is reported to have once told Argentine veterans that those who were killed in the Falkland Islands conflict were "reclaiming what is theirs" and branded Britain "usurpers".
Eight people have died and 60 have been injured after a natural gas explosion wrecked a tall apartment building in the Argentine city of Rosario.
Nineteen people are unaccounted for following the blast and those in a five-block radius have been evacuated.
Rosario Mayor Monica Fein confirmed the death toll and said the blast was likely caused by a gas leak.
She said: "We're working with our best teams and continue looking under rubble. We have information that shows that this was clearly an issue with the gas."