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The most stunning pictures from the past week in Latin America

Updated : 2019-09-15 13:45:21

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week.

A boat sits grounded in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas. The Bahamian health ministry said helicopters and boats are on the way to help people in affected areas, though officials warned of delays because of severe flooding and limited access. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Gaudenzi)
A boat sits grounded in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas. The Bahamian health ministry said helicopters and boats are on the way to help people in affected areas, though officials warned of delays because of severe flooding and limited access. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Gaudenzi)
A shattered and water-filled coffin lays exposed to the elements in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, at the cemetery in Mclean's Town, Grand Bahama, Bahamas. Bahamians are tackling a massive clean-up a week after Hurricane Dorian devastated the archipelago's northern islands. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A shattered and water-filled coffin lays exposed to the elements in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, at the cemetery in Mclean's Town, Grand Bahama, Bahamas. Bahamians are tackling a massive clean-up a week after Hurricane Dorian devastated the archipelago's northern islands. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Synobia Reckley holds up the dress her niece wore as a flower girl at her wedding, as she goes through valuables in the rubble of her home destroyed one week ago by Hurricane Dorian in Rocky Creek East End, Grand Bahama, Bahamas. Synobia, 25, married two days after Hurricane Mathew in 2016, which passed over her home without doing serious damage. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Synobia Reckley holds up the dress her niece wore as a flower girl at her wedding, as she goes through valuables in the rubble of her home destroyed one week ago by Hurricane Dorian in Rocky Creek East End, Grand Bahama, Bahamas. Synobia, 25, married two days after Hurricane Mathew in 2016, which passed over her home without doing serious damage. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A demonstrator, who was injured in the mouth by a rubber bullet fired by the police, protests during clashes in front of the parliament, before the ratification of designate Prime Minister Fritz William Michel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Fritz William Michel and his cabinet are awaiting in parliament for his ratification as Prime Minster. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
A demonstrator, who was injured in the mouth by a rubber bullet fired by the police, protests during clashes in front of the parliament, before the ratification of designate Prime Minister Fritz William Michel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Fritz William Michel and his cabinet are awaiting in parliament for his ratification as Prime Minster. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Women with her hands covered in red paint protest against the murders of sex workers, at Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Women with her hands covered in red paint protest against the murders of sex workers, at Mexico City's iconic Angel of Independence. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
A woman checks her cell phone during a meeting of Tembé tribes at the Tekohaw indigenous reserve, Para state, Brazil. Some saw hope in the sustainable development plan presented this week at the meeting in the village of Tekohaw. It would include drones and other technology to curb the encroachers. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
A woman checks her cell phone during a meeting of Tembé tribes at the Tekohaw indigenous reserve, Para state, Brazil. Some saw hope in the sustainable development plan presented this week at the meeting in the village of Tekohaw. It would include drones and other technology to curb the encroachers. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
People light candles at the National Stadium during a vigil marking the anniversary of the 1973 military coup that ousted the late President Salvador Allende, in Santiago, Chile. The stadium was used as a detention centre in the early years of the dictatorship. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
People light candles at the National Stadium during a vigil marking the anniversary of the 1973 military coup that ousted the late President Salvador Allende, in Santiago, Chile. The stadium was used as a detention centre in the early years of the dictatorship. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Soldiers enter a pool hall during their routine patrol in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Ironically, the extradition of drug capos to the US under Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández could have helped build the case against his own brother, in which he is now implicated. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Soldiers enter a pool hall during their routine patrol in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Ironically, the extradition of drug capos to the US under Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández could have helped build the case against his own brother, in which he is now implicated. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Trans rights activist Kenya Cuevas sits on the edge of her bed to show off the tattoos on her right leg, in her bedroom in Chalco, Mexico. While the government of Andres Mauel López Obrador has publicly sided with LGBTQ rights in its discourse, it's not clear what protections maybe being put in place or envisioned to combat violence against the community. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
Trans rights activist Kenya Cuevas sits on the edge of her bed to show off the tattoos on her right leg, in her bedroom in Chalco, Mexico. While the government of Andres Mauel López Obrador has publicly sided with LGBTQ rights in its discourse, it's not clear what protections maybe being put in place or envisioned to combat violence against the community. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
A man takes a photo of a photograph of the late Mexican painter Francisco Toledo during a memorial at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City. Toledo, who was well-known and respected in Mexico both for his art and his activism, has died, the country's president announced late Thursday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
A man takes a photo of a photograph of the late Mexican painter Francisco Toledo during a memorial at the Bellas Artes Palace in Mexico City. Toledo, who was well-known and respected in Mexico both for his art and his activism, has died, the country's president announced late Thursday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Ivanka Trump, centre left, President Donald Trump's daughter and White Houses advisor dances with a farmer during a roundtable at El Granel coffee shop in Asuncion, Paraguay. Ivanka Trump is on her third stop of a South American trip to promote women's empowerment. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Ivanka Trump, centre left, President Donald Trump's daughter and White Houses advisor dances with a farmer during a roundtable at El Granel coffee shop in Asuncion, Paraguay. Ivanka Trump is on her third stop of a South American trip to promote women's empowerment. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Relatives of some of the 43 missing teacher's college students listen to other parents speak during a press conference following a private meeting they had with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in Mexico City. As the fifth anniversary of the students' disappearance at the hands of police approaches, relatives complained Wednesday that progress in the case has been too slow and some institutions are uncooperative. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Relatives of some of the 43 missing teacher's college students listen to other parents speak during a press conference following a private meeting they had with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in Mexico City. As the fifth anniversary of the students' disappearance at the hands of police approaches, relatives complained Wednesday that progress in the case has been too slow and some institutions are uncooperative. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Bolivia's President Evo Morales arrives to a meeting with leaders of several South American nations that share the Amazon in Leticia, on Colombia's Amazon river border with Brazil and Peru. Presidents and representatives from several countries in South America's Amazon region met to discuss a joint strategy for preserving the world's largest rain forest, which has been under threat from a record number of wildfires. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Bolivia's President Evo Morales arrives to a meeting with leaders of several South American nations that share the Amazon in Leticia, on Colombia's Amazon river border with Brazil and Peru. Presidents and representatives from several countries in South America's Amazon region met to discuss a joint strategy for preserving the world's largest rain forest, which has been under threat from a record number of wildfires. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Boats carrying passengers come in to dock amidst parked
Boats carrying passengers come in to dock amidst parked "trajineras," the colourful passenger boats typically rented by tourists and families in Xochimilco, Mexico City. The usually festive Nativitas pier was subdued and largely empty Friday afternoon, with some boat operators and vendors estimating that business was down by 80 percent on the first weekend following the drowning death of a youth that was captured on cellphone video and seen widely in Mexico. Borough officials stood on the pier to inform visitors of new regulations that went into effect Friday limiting the consumption of alcohol, prohibiting the use of speakers and instructing visitors to remain seated. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Costa Rica's Celso Borges is congratulated by teammates after scoring against Uruguay during a friendly soccer match at the National Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica. (AP Photo/Carlos Gonzalez)
Costa Rica's Celso Borges is congratulated by teammates after scoring against Uruguay during a friendly soccer match at the National Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica. (AP Photo/Carlos Gonzalez)
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