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The most stunning pictures from the past week in Latin America

Updated : 2019-11-24 10:11:26

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:

Anti-government demonstrators shine laser pointers a the police during a protest in Santiago, Chile. Students in Chile began protesting nearly a month ago over a subway fare hike. The demonstrations have morphed into a massive protest movement demanding improvements in basic services and benefits, including pensions, health, and education. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Anti-government demonstrators shine laser pointers a the police during a protest in Santiago, Chile. Students in Chile began protesting nearly a month ago over a subway fare hike. The demonstrations have morphed into a massive protest movement demanding improvements in basic services and benefits, including pensions, health, and education. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Evo Morales' supporters sit over a mural as they participate of an assembly to decide future mobilizations in Sacaba, Bolivia. Bolivia's political crisis turned deadly after security forces opened fire on supporters of former President Evo Morales in Sacaba on Nov. 15, killing multiple people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Evo Morales' supporters sit over a mural as they participate of an assembly to decide future mobilizations in Sacaba, Bolivia. Bolivia's political crisis turned deadly after security forces opened fire on supporters of former President Evo Morales in Sacaba on Nov. 15, killing multiple people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
A woman who arrived in an ambulance with a man injured during clashes between security forces and supporters of former President Evo Morales cries at the Bolivian-Dutch Hospital, in El Alto, on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia. At least one person was killed when security forces launched an operation to supply gasoline from a major fuel plant that had been blockaded by Morales' backers. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A woman who arrived in an ambulance with a man injured during clashes between security forces and supporters of former President Evo Morales cries at the Bolivian-Dutch Hospital, in El Alto, on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia. At least one person was killed when security forces launched an operation to supply gasoline from a major fuel plant that had been blockaded by Morales' backers. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Supporters of former President Evo Morales rally in La Paz, Bolivia. Morales's backers have taken to the streets demanding his return since he resigned on Nov. 10 under pressure from the military after weeks of protests against him over a disputed election that he claimed to have won. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Supporters of former President Evo Morales rally in La Paz, Bolivia. Morales's backers have taken to the streets demanding his return since he resigned on Nov. 10 under pressure from the military after weeks of protests against him over a disputed election that he claimed to have won. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Children race in makeshift go-carts in the
Children race in makeshift go-carts in the "Altos de Milagros Norte" neighbourhood of Maracaibo, Venezuela. Nationwide, an estimated 4.5 million residents have fled Venezuela, most going to nearby Colombia, Peru and Ecuador. They search for better jobs to send money home, but they often confront backlash and hardships as their numbers steadily grow. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Men ride horses down Paseo de la Reforma during a parade marking the 109th anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution, in Mexico City. More than 1,000 participants dressed in period clothing rode through the streets of the capital after reenacting scenes from the revolution in the city's main square. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Men ride horses down Paseo de la Reforma during a parade marking the 109th anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution, in Mexico City. More than 1,000 participants dressed in period clothing rode through the streets of the capital after reenacting scenes from the revolution in the city's main square. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Protesters carry a coffin that contains the remains of a protester, while a vehicle burns in the background, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of people attended the funerals for five people killed during anti-government protests, three of whom were allegedly shot by police while participating in the protests. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Protesters carry a coffin that contains the remains of a protester, while a vehicle burns in the background, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of people attended the funerals for five people killed during anti-government protests, three of whom were allegedly shot by police while participating in the protests. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Soldiers form a pyramid atop a team of horses during a parade marking the 109th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, at the Zocalo in Mexico City. More than 1,000 participants dressed in time period clothing and acted out historical scenes. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Soldiers form a pyramid atop a team of horses during a parade marking the 109th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, at the Zocalo in Mexico City. More than 1,000 participants dressed in time period clothing and acted out historical scenes. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Sophie Hawley-Weld, of German-American musical duo Sofi Tukker, crowd surfs with fans during the Corona Capital music festival in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Sophie Hawley-Weld, of German-American musical duo Sofi Tukker, crowd surfs with fans during the Corona Capital music festival in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly, of France, celebrates after getting the second place in the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly, of France, celebrates after getting the second place in the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
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