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The most stunning pictures from the past week in Latin America

Updated : 2019-09-29 10:17:03

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 woman holds a yellow balloon in memory of 8-year-old Agatha Sales Felix during a protest against the security policy of the state, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Agatha was killed by a stray bullet in a Rio de Janeiro shantytown amid allegations that she was hit by police fire, shot in the back while riding in a van in the Complexo do Alemao slum. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
A woman holds a yellow balloon in memory of 8-year-old Agatha Sales Felix during a protest against the security policy of the state, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Agatha was killed by a stray bullet in a Rio de Janeiro shantytown amid allegations that she was hit by police fire, shot in the back while riding in a van in the Complexo do Alemao slum. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Sen. Ralph Fethiere fires his gun as protesters rush at him and members of his entourage outside the Haitian Senate, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Senators were convening Monday to approve the prime minister nomination. Associated Press photographer Dieu Nalio Chery was hit in the jaw by what appeared to be a fragment of one of the bullets fired by Fethiere. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Sen. Ralph Fethiere fires his gun as protesters rush at him and members of his entourage outside the Haitian Senate, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Senators were convening Monday to approve the prime minister nomination. Associated Press photographer Dieu Nalio Chery was hit in the jaw by what appeared to be a fragment of one of the bullets fired by Fethiere. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
The orangutan Sandra stands in her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The solitary life of the 33-year-old orangutan will take a turn towards the end of September when she leaves Buenos Aires for the United States, where after a quarantine period in Kansas she is expected to become the new resident of the Center for Great Apes in Florida. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The orangutan Sandra stands in her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The solitary life of the 33-year-old orangutan will take a turn towards the end of September when she leaves Buenos Aires for the United States, where after a quarantine period in Kansas she is expected to become the new resident of the Center for Great Apes in Florida. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Students raise their fists as they protest along with the relatives of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa teacher's college students, outside the attorney general's office in Mexico City. As families continue to call for justice they are marking the five year anniversary of their children's disappearance. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Students raise their fists as they protest along with the relatives of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa teacher's college students, outside the attorney general's office in Mexico City. As families continue to call for justice they are marking the five year anniversary of their children's disappearance. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A police officer carries a sack of confiscated drugs to be destroyed during a disposal operation near the mouth of the Bayano River, near Chepo, Panama. Public security agents in Panama incinerated more than 24 tons of cocaine in an area away from communities. Usually, the confiscated drugs are incinerated in garbage dumps in the capital, but Friday was the first time that the drug burning took place in a remote region. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
A police officer carries a sack of confiscated drugs to be destroyed during a disposal operation near the mouth of the Bayano River, near Chepo, Panama. Public security agents in Panama incinerated more than 24 tons of cocaine in an area away from communities. Usually, the confiscated drugs are incinerated in garbage dumps in the capital, but Friday was the first time that the drug burning took place in a remote region. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
A demonstrator representing the Amazon rainforest performs during a global protest on climate change in Brasilia, Brazil. President Jair Bolsonaro said on Facebook a day earlier that the outcry over the Amazon was designed to diminish Brazil's dominance in the agricultural sector. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A demonstrator representing the Amazon rainforest performs during a global protest on climate change in Brasilia, Brazil. President Jair Bolsonaro said on Facebook a day earlier that the outcry over the Amazon was designed to diminish Brazil's dominance in the agricultural sector. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
A child holds up her crayon drawing touching on the theme of plastic waste, during a global protest on climate change in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Weeks after Brazil drew global concern over a spike in fires in the Amazon rainforest, around 200 people gathered for the climate strike in downtown Rio. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
A child holds up her crayon drawing touching on the theme of plastic waste, during a global protest on climate change in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Weeks after Brazil drew global concern over a spike in fires in the Amazon rainforest, around 200 people gathered for the climate strike in downtown Rio. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Demonstrators taking part in a global protest on climate change are reflected on a clothing store window, in Santiago, Chile. Throughout the world Friday, young people banded together to demand that world leaders headed to a United Nations summit in New York step up their efforts to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Demonstrators taking part in a global protest on climate change are reflected on a clothing store window, in Santiago, Chile. Throughout the world Friday, young people banded together to demand that world leaders headed to a United Nations summit in New York step up their efforts to combat climate change. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Benito Morena is reflected in a mirror as he walks on by on his goat ranch in Putaendo, Chile. From the region of Coquimbo in the north of Chile to Maule in the south, more than 30,000 head of livestock have died of hunger or thirst, and crops have been lost for lack of rain, according to the agriculture ministry. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Benito Morena is reflected in a mirror as he walks on by on his goat ranch in Putaendo, Chile. From the region of Coquimbo in the north of Chile to Maule in the south, more than 30,000 head of livestock have died of hunger or thirst, and crops have been lost for lack of rain, according to the agriculture ministry. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Stephanie Salgado poses with her cape during the lighting of a Bat-signal commemorating Batman's 80th anniversary in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
Stephanie Salgado poses with her cape during the lighting of a Bat-signal commemorating Batman's 80th anniversary in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
A person in costume strikes a pose during the annual gay pride parade along Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
A person in costume strikes a pose during the annual gay pride parade along Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Fredy Moreno watches a dying calf affected by Chile's worst drought in more than half a century, on the ranch of Alfredo Estay in Putaendo. Estay has been left with just 80 cows and a handful of calves out of the 180 he had before the drought bit.
Fredy Moreno watches a dying calf affected by Chile's worst drought in more than half a century, on the ranch of Alfredo Estay in Putaendo. Estay has been left with just 80 cows and a handful of calves out of the 180 he had before the drought bit. "I don't count them because every day there's a death," he said. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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