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The most stunning pictures of last week from Latin America

Updated : 2019-06-14 10:26:31

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

Transgender Caua Fraga, 23, shows the tattoo on his chest that reads in Portuguese
Transgender Caua Fraga, 23, shows the tattoo on his chest that reads in Portuguese "Resistance", before a training session with the Bigtboys transgender men's football team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For the two dozen Bigtboys players, the training pitch is also one of the few places where they feel at ease and can talk about their experiences, good and bad, without fear. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Central American migrants stand on a raft at dawn, to cross the Suchiate River from Guatemala to Mexico, as the Tacana volcano stands tall near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. Mexican and US officials reached an accord late Friday that calls on Mexico to crack down on migrants in exchange for Trump backing off his threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexico's exports. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Central American migrants stand on a raft at dawn, to cross the Suchiate River from Guatemala to Mexico, as the Tacana volcano stands tall near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. Mexican and US officials reached an accord late Friday that calls on Mexico to crack down on migrants in exchange for Trump backing off his threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexico's exports. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Migrants walk past a large US flag blanketing a portion of the border in protest to demand respect for migrants, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country
Migrants walk past a large US flag blanketing a portion of the border in protest to demand respect for migrants, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. (AP Photo/Christian Torres)
Opposition member Yubrank Suazo is embraced by his mother Ana Julia Urbina after he was freed from prison, in Masaya, Nicaragua. Suazo's release comes amid a broader move by the government to set free people the opposition consider political prisoners under an agreement meant to ease the country's political standoff. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Opposition member Yubrank Suazo is embraced by his mother Ana Julia Urbina after he was freed from prison, in Masaya, Nicaragua. Suazo's release comes amid a broader move by the government to set free people the opposition consider political prisoners under an agreement meant to ease the country's political standoff. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Bolivia's President Evo Morales listens to Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez during a ceremony of commemoration of the 84th anniversary of the end of the Chaco War 1932-1935, before a Binational Cabinet session, in La Paz, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Bolivia's President Evo Morales listens to Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez during a ceremony of commemoration of the 84th anniversary of the end of the Chaco War 1932-1935, before a Binational Cabinet session, in La Paz, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Oscar Rivera, a 43-year-old social activist from the southern state of Narino who says he has received death threats, wears a protective mask as he works on an art installation by Colombia artist Doris Salcedo that features the names of killed leftist activists in Plaza Bolivar in downtown Bogota, Colombia. Dozens of activists, who themselves have received death threats, are writing the names of the victims using shards of glass. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Oscar Rivera, a 43-year-old social activist from the southern state of Narino who says he has received death threats, wears a protective mask as he works on an art installation by Colombia artist Doris Salcedo that features the names of killed leftist activists in Plaza Bolivar in downtown Bogota, Colombia. Dozens of activists, who themselves have received death threats, are writing the names of the victims using shards of glass. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Only two apartments of a building are illuminated by electric generators during a black out in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Some have opted for small generation units costing a few hundred dollars that can pump out enough power to run a few appliances at a time, such as using the lights and water heater for a shower. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Only two apartments of a building are illuminated by electric generators during a black out in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Some have opted for small generation units costing a few hundred dollars that can pump out enough power to run a few appliances at a time, such as using the lights and water heater for a shower. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Inmate Nelson Avantti, who runs a bakery inside the Punta de Rieles prison, holds a cake at his bakery at the prison in Montevideo, Uruguay. Money to start businesses like Avantti's comes from inmates' families or from a quasi-bank largely administered by inmates themselves. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Inmate Nelson Avantti, who runs a bakery inside the Punta de Rieles prison, holds a cake at his bakery at the prison in Montevideo, Uruguay. Money to start businesses like Avantti's comes from inmates' families or from a quasi-bank largely administered by inmates themselves. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed President Juan Guaido, greets supporters in Charallave, on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. Guaido is involved in a power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro for the government of Venezuela. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed President Juan Guaido, greets supporters in Charallave, on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. Guaido is involved in a power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro for the government of Venezuela. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
A protester yells anti-government slogans in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Protesters denouncing corruption paralyzed much of the capital as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
A protester yells anti-government slogans in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Protesters denouncing corruption paralyzed much of the capital as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
A street vendor sits next to his used items for sale on the sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela. Attempts by Venezuelans to survive by recycling items that would otherwise be thrown out is, in one sense, positive, according to Elizabeth Cordido, a social psychologist at Metropolitan University in Caracas. But she said
A street vendor sits next to his used items for sale on the sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela. Attempts by Venezuelans to survive by recycling items that would otherwise be thrown out is, in one sense, positive, according to Elizabeth Cordido, a social psychologist at Metropolitan University in Caracas. But she said "it is very negative that it's through poverty and the increase of poverty that we have arrived at this." (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Naked cyclists ride through the streets of Mexico City during the World Naked Bike Ride day. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Naked cyclists ride through the streets of Mexico City during the World Naked Bike Ride day. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Thelma Cabrera, presidential candidate of the Movement for the Liberation of the People, MLP, campaigns in Palin, Guatemala. Guatemala will hold general elections on June 16. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Thelma Cabrera, presidential candidate of the Movement for the Liberation of the People, MLP, campaigns in Palin, Guatemala. Guatemala will hold general elections on June 16. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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