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The most stunning pictures from the past week in Latin America

Updated : 2019-11-17 11:59:01

Protesters are filling the streets all across the continent from Chile to La Paz. While student protests have forced the Chilean government to toughen its posture, the unrest in Bolivia forced President Evo Morales to take asylum in Mexico. Here are some images captured last week from the continent:

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, left, welcomes former Bolivian President Evo Morales upon his arrival to Mexico City. Mexico granted asylum to Morales, who resigned under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, left, welcomes former Bolivian President Evo Morales upon his arrival to Mexico City. Mexico granted asylum to Morales, who resigned under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
A supporter of Bolivia's former President Evo Morales yells at a police officer, telling him to respect the nation's indigenous people in La Paz, Bolivia. Former President Evo Morales, who transformed Bolivia as its first indigenous president, flew to exile in Mexico on Tuesday after weeks of violent protests, leaving behind a confused power vacuum in the Andean nation. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A supporter of Bolivia's former President Evo Morales yells at a police officer, telling him to respect the nation's indigenous people in La Paz, Bolivia. Former President Evo Morales, who transformed Bolivia as its first indigenous president, flew to exile in Mexico on Tuesday after weeks of violent protests, leaving behind a confused power vacuum in the Andean nation. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A supporter of former President Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia. Bolivia's new interim president Jeanine Anez faces the challenge of stabilizing the nation and organizing national elections within three months at a time of political disputes that pushed Morales to fly off to self-exile in Mexico after 14 years in power. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A supporter of former President Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia. Bolivia's new interim president Jeanine Anez faces the challenge of stabilizing the nation and organizing national elections within three months at a time of political disputes that pushed Morales to fly off to self-exile in Mexico after 14 years in power. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is carried by supporters during a rally at the Metal Workers Union headquarters, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva addressed thousands of jubilant supporters a day after being released from prison.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is carried by supporters during a rally at the Metal Workers Union headquarters, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva addressed thousands of jubilant supporters a day after being released from prison. "During 580 days, I prepared myself spiritually, prepared myself to not have hatred, to not have thirst for revenge," the former president said. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)(AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
Police officers detain two men whom they claim stole an inverter battery during a protest to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Anger over corruption, inflation and scarcity of basic goods, including fuel, has led to more than a month of demonstrations that have paralyzed the country as protesters demand the resignation of President Moise. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Police officers detain two men whom they claim stole an inverter battery during a protest to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Anger over corruption, inflation and scarcity of basic goods, including fuel, has led to more than a month of demonstrations that have paralyzed the country as protesters demand the resignation of President Moise. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Police advance on anti-government protesters, past a religious statue that protesters removed from a church and then damaged, in Santiago, Chile. Chile's president on Thursday announced measures to increase security and toughen sanctions for vandalism following three weeks of protests that have left at least 20 dead. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Police advance on anti-government protesters, past a religious statue that protesters removed from a church and then damaged, in Santiago, Chile. Chile's president on Thursday announced measures to increase security and toughen sanctions for vandalism following three weeks of protests that have left at least 20 dead. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
University students try to take away the shield from a member of the National Bolivarian Police during clashes outside the Central University of Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela. Minor clashes broke out in Venezuela's capital between university students with national police following a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
University students try to take away the shield from a member of the National Bolivarian Police during clashes outside the Central University of Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela. Minor clashes broke out in Venezuela's capital between university students with national police following a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rally in support of former Bolivian President Evo Morales in Caracas, Venezuela. Morales stepped down following weeks of massive protests. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rally in support of former Bolivian President Evo Morales in Caracas, Venezuela. Morales stepped down following weeks of massive protests. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
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