• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Business

The most stunning pictures of last week from Latin America

Updated : 2019-07-21 18:47:47

People in Puerto Rico took to the streets to demand that Gov. Ricardo Rossello resign after the leak of online chats that showed him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents. Adding to this is the tensions prevailing in Venezuela.

A demonstrator with a Puerto Rican flag draped over his shoulders balances on the hands of another during clashes in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Thousands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rossello to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
A demonstrator with a Puerto Rican flag draped over his shoulders balances on the hands of another during clashes in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Thousands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rossello to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
A boy dressed as a clown watches as the Martinez de Leon family console themselves as they mourn the murder of Carlos Alberto Martinez in Guatemala City. Rates of crime in Guatemala are very high. An average of 101 murders per week were reported in 2016, making the country's violent crime rate one of the highest in Latin America. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
A boy dressed as a clown watches as the Martinez de Leon family console themselves as they mourn the murder of Carlos Alberto Martinez in Guatemala City. Rates of crime in Guatemala are very high. An average of 101 murders per week were reported in 2016, making the country's violent crime rate one of the highest in Latin America. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
A man cries as he holds up a candle on the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish centre that killed 85 people in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A man cries as he holds up a candle on the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish centre that killed 85 people in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Kevin Gonzalez searches for food in the trash, on a sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Kevin Gonzalez searches for food in the trash, on a sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Trucks and debris lie scattered after a deadly explosion of propane gas cylinders at a depot in Mejicanos, El Salvador. Defense Minister Rene Merino visiting the site said that early indications suggested the explosion was accidental, but that authorities are still investigating any possible connection to terrorism by the gangs. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
Trucks and debris lie scattered after a deadly explosion of propane gas cylinders at a depot in Mejicanos, El Salvador. Defense Minister Rene Merino visiting the site said that early indications suggested the explosion was accidental, but that authorities are still investigating any possible connection to terrorism by the gangs. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
Karen Palacios, centre, is helped by family members after she was released from prison at Los Teques on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. Palacios who plays the clarinet and was cut from the National Philharmonic for criticizing the government was detained for 6 weeks. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Karen Palacios, centre, is helped by family members after she was released from prison at Los Teques on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. Palacios who plays the clarinet and was cut from the National Philharmonic for criticizing the government was detained for 6 weeks. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Carlos Suarez practices his bodybuilding poses as part of his daily training regimen ahead of the Pan Am Games, at the neighbourhood gym owned by his parents in Toluca, Mexico.
Carlos Suarez practices his bodybuilding poses as part of his daily training regimen ahead of the Pan Am Games, at the neighbourhood gym owned by his parents in Toluca, Mexico. "It's going to be a historic moment for my sport...It's something very beautiful, it will be a party for my sport," Suárez said. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Catholic Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya is helped onto a fire truck in Buenaventura, Colombia. Jaramillo travelled on the fire truck to some of Buenaventura's most crime-ridden neighbourhoods on Saturday, sprinkling water that he had blessed in what he called an attempt to thwart drug trafficking gangs and other illegal groups. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Catholic Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya is helped onto a fire truck in Buenaventura, Colombia. Jaramillo travelled on the fire truck to some of Buenaventura's most crime-ridden neighbourhoods on Saturday, sprinkling water that he had blessed in what he called an attempt to thwart drug trafficking gangs and other illegal groups. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Workers sleep on top of a cargo truck transporting cement, in Kenscoff, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Workers sleep on top of a cargo truck transporting cement, in Kenscoff, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Live TV

Ask Our Experts CNBC TV18