What We’re Reading — 1 Aug 2016

Let’s just hope that light isn’t an oncoming train...
Brazil’s Economic Gloom Shows Signs of Lightening (WSJ)

Disconnected.
Venezuela regulator denies telecoms requests for price hikes (Reuters)

FX is everything - it’s actually just $490.
Venezuelan currency worth Rs 32.8L seized (Times of India)

Banco Macro may be the big winner in the last 15 years of Argentina.
Argentine Banker Rides Macri Stock Rally to Become a Billionaire (Bloomberg)

With this volume and frequency, we think we’re complaining right.
You’re Complaining About The Olympics Wrong (The Awl)

Uh oh: Olympic village condom distributor investigated for fraud.
Empresa que fornece camisinhas na Vila Olímpica é investigada por fraude no Ministério do Esporte (ESPN)