Marcelo Hernandez, Associated Press
A Uruguayan gaucho, or cowboy, falls from his horse during a rodeo in Montevideo, Wednesday. Every year during Holy Week, hundreds of gauchos show their skills to compete for the title of best rider of the rodeo.

A Uruguayan gaucho, or cowboy, falls from his horse during a rodeo in Montevideo, Wednesday. Every year during Holy Week, hundreds of gauchos show their skills to compete for the title of best rider of the rodeo.