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The most stunning pictures from the past week in Latin America

Updated : 2019-11-03 12:31:02

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 female police officer stands in the street during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been facing days of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
A female police officer stands in the street during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been facing days of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
People gather during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. At least 20 people have died in the turmoil that has swept the South American nation. The unrest began as a protest over a 4-cent increase in subway fares and soon morphed into a larger movement over growing inequality in one of Latin America's wealthiest countries. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
People gather during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. At least 20 people have died in the turmoil that has swept the South American nation. The unrest began as a protest over a 4-cent increase in subway fares and soon morphed into a larger movement over growing inequality in one of Latin America's wealthiest countries. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Aymara supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales sit outside the presidential palace, keeping an eye out for anyone who may want to hurt the president, in La Paz, Bolivia. Morales' backers and foes are blocking streets and highways across the country in a dispute over official election results that show the leftist leader winning reelection without a runoff. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Aymara supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales sit outside the presidential palace, keeping an eye out for anyone who may want to hurt the president, in La Paz, Bolivia. Morales' backers and foes are blocking streets and highways across the country in a dispute over official election results that show the leftist leader winning reelection without a runoff. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Protesters gather in front of a mural depicting justice as equality, under a bridge in the Delmas community of the district of 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 Jovenel Moïse. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Protesters gather in front of a mural depicting justice as equality, under a bridge in the Delmas community of the district of 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 Jovenel Moïse. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
People gather around a car riddled by bullets on the road leading to Tacueyo, in southwest Colombia. Five indigenous leaders of the Tacueyo reservation were killed late Tuesday when the vehicles they were travelling in were ambushed by gunmen the government says are part of a dissident front of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. (AP Photo/Christian Escobar Mora)
People gather around a car riddled by bullets on the road leading to Tacueyo, in southwest Colombia. Five indigenous leaders of the Tacueyo reservation were killed late Tuesday when the vehicles they were travelling in were ambushed by gunmen the government says are part of a dissident front of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. (AP Photo/Christian Escobar Mora)
This frame grab from video provided by the Mexican government shows Ovidio Guzman Lopez at the moment of his detention, in Culiacan, Mexico. Mexican security forces had Ovidio Guzman Lopez, a son of Joaquin
This frame grab from video provided by the Mexican government shows Ovidio Guzman Lopez at the moment of his detention, in Culiacan, Mexico. Mexican security forces had Ovidio Guzman Lopez, a son of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, outside a house on his knees against a wall before they were forced to back off and let him go as his gunmen shot up the western city of Culiacan. (CEPROPIE via AP)
People take selfies inside the church dedicated to folk saint Maximon on his feast day in San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala. Sometimes called San Simon, Maximon is an indigenous character worshipped by Mayans in the highlands of Western Guatemala. He is portrayed as a human character who likes alcohol and cigarettes and includes the homeless and prostitutes as some of his loyal followers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
People take selfies inside the church dedicated to folk saint Maximon on his feast day in San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala. Sometimes called San Simon, Maximon is an indigenous character worshipped by Mayans in the highlands of Western Guatemala. He is portrayed as a human character who likes alcohol and cigarettes and includes the homeless and prostitutes as some of his loyal followers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A woman strikes a pose as she shows off her tattoos during Tattoo Week, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tattoo Week is an annual event that attracts international tattoo and body piercing artists as well as consumers. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A woman strikes a pose as she shows off her tattoos during Tattoo Week, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tattoo Week is an annual event that attracts international tattoo and body piercing artists as well as consumers. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A man dressed as a Day of the Dead skeleton holds a Mexican flag as he rides the lead car during the opening parade of the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A man dressed as a Day of the Dead skeleton holds a Mexican flag as he rides the lead car during the opening parade of the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates after his victory in the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. “This is a race I’ve wanted to win for some time. It came together nicely,” Hamilton said after climbing out of his car with a wave to the massive crowds. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates after his victory in the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. “This is a race I’ve wanted to win for some time. It came together nicely,” Hamilton said after climbing out of his car with a wave to the massive crowds. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates with his crew after winning the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. The Mercedes driver overcame Ferrari’s front-row start to win on Sunday, pushing him so close to the season championship that he’s all but guaranteed to win it next week at the U.S. Grand Prix in Texas. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates with his crew after winning the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. The Mercedes driver overcame Ferrari’s front-row start to win on Sunday, pushing him so close to the season championship that he’s all but guaranteed to win it next week at the U.S. Grand Prix in Texas. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
A Mexican wrestling mask and a Charro hat hang from the fence of the track during the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. Formula One officials said the series owner will soon unveil a detailed plan to make the sport more environmentally friendly. F1 provided no specifics, but said the plan has been in development for a year and “will not only tackle the carbon footprint of our cars but the wider footprint we leave as a sport.” (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A Mexican wrestling mask and a Charro hat hang from the fence of the track during the Formula One Mexico Grand Prix auto race at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. Formula One officials said the series owner will soon unveil a detailed plan to make the sport more environmentally friendly. F1 provided no specifics, but said the plan has been in development for a year and “will not only tackle the carbon footprint of our cars but the wider footprint we leave as a sport.” (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A woman dressed as a Catrina poses for a photo as she joins a parade on Mexico City's iconic Reforma Avenue during Day of the Dead celebrations. Mexico is marking its Day of the Dead amid the 500th anniversary of the Spanish Conquest, and true to the holiday’s roots, it has become a time for reflection and reconciliation, not revenge. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
A woman dressed as a Catrina poses for a photo as she joins a parade on Mexico City's iconic Reforma Avenue during Day of the Dead celebrations. Mexico is marking its Day of the Dead amid the 500th anniversary of the Spanish Conquest, and true to the holiday’s roots, it has become a time for reflection and reconciliation, not revenge. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)
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