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The most stunning pictures of last week from Latin America

Updated : April 20, 2019 12:44 PM IST

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.

Boys swing burners with incense purifying the path of the Holy Tuesday procession known as
Boys swing burners with incense purifying the path of the Holy Tuesday procession known as "La Reseña," in downtown Guatemala City. The Holy Week procession, dating back centuries, parades the La Merced church statues of Jesus of Nazareth and Our Lady of Sorrows as worshippers throw bouquets of flowers onto the platforms. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
People walk around an art installation during the inauguration of the exhibition
People walk around an art installation during the inauguration of the exhibition "Behind the Wall," at the 13th Havana Biennial, in Havana, Cuba. American and international artists have flocked to Havana's Bienal, an art show designed to showcase new works and foster an appreciation of art among the public while giving new artists a venue to display their work. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro puts his hand over his heart as Army Commander Edson Leal Pujol salutes during the playing of the national anthem during a ceremony marking Army Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazil's Army Day is officially on Friday, April 19. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro puts his hand over his heart as Army Commander Edson Leal Pujol salutes during the playing of the national anthem during a ceremony marking Army Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazil's Army Day is officially on Friday, April 19. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Venezuelans cross illegally into Colombia near the Simon Bolivar International Bridge, top, which is partially closed by Venezuelan authorities who are only permitting students, seniors and the sick to cross, seen from La Parada near Cucuta, Colombia. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making the economic and political crisis in Venezuela a central theme of his four-day Latin America tour. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Venezuelans cross illegally into Colombia near the Simon Bolivar International Bridge, top, which is partially closed by Venezuelan authorities who are only permitting students, seniors and the sick to cross, seen from La Parada near Cucuta, Colombia. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making the economic and political crisis in Venezuela a central theme of his four-day Latin America tour. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
A supporter of former Peruvian President Alan Garcia grieves after learning that the former leader died from a self-inflicted gunshot, outside the hospital where he was taken after he shot himself, in Lima, Peru. Peru's current President Martinez Vizcarra said Garcia, the 69-year-old former head of state died after undergoing emergency surgery. Garcia shot himself in the head early Wednesday as police came to detain him in connection with a corruption probe. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
A supporter of former Peruvian President Alan Garcia grieves after learning that the former leader died from a self-inflicted gunshot, outside the hospital where he was taken after he shot himself, in Lima, Peru. Peru's current President Martinez Vizcarra said Garcia, the 69-year-old former head of state died after undergoing emergency surgery. Garcia shot himself in the head early Wednesday as police came to detain him in connection with a corruption probe. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Peru's former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski returns to a court hearing to determine his release, in Lima, Peru. A judge in Peru ordered last week the detention for 10 days of the former leader as part of a money-laundering probe into his consulting work for the company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Peru's former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski returns to a court hearing to determine his release, in Lima, Peru. A judge in Peru ordered last week the detention for 10 days of the former leader as part of a money-laundering probe into his consulting work for the company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
People wait to be given empty water containers and water purification pills during the first aid shipment from the Red Cross in Caracas, Venezuela. In late March, the Red Cross federation announced it would soon begin delivering assistance to an estimated 650,000 people and vowed that it would not accept interference from either side of the polarized country. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
People wait to be given empty water containers and water purification pills during the first aid shipment from the Red Cross in Caracas, Venezuela. In late March, the Red Cross federation announced it would soon begin delivering assistance to an estimated 650,000 people and vowed that it would not accept interference from either side of the polarized country. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Presidential candidate Laurentino Cortizo, centre, of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Arraijan, Panama. Panama will hold general elections on May 5. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
Presidential candidate Laurentino Cortizo, centre, of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Arraijan, Panama. Panama will hold general elections on May 5. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
Edwin Moore, a veteran of the US Bay of Pigs invasion, sings during an event commemorating the 58th anniversary of Fidel Castro's declaration that his revolution in the 1950s was a socialist one, in Havana, Cuba. Reaction to news that the Trump administration plans to tighten sanctions against Cuba prompted worry, defiance and warnings on Tuesday, with Bay of Pigs veterans dismissing US pressure. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Edwin Moore, a veteran of the US Bay of Pigs invasion, sings during an event commemorating the 58th anniversary of Fidel Castro's declaration that his revolution in the 1950s was a socialist one, in Havana, Cuba. Reaction to news that the Trump administration plans to tighten sanctions against Cuba prompted worry, defiance and warnings on Tuesday, with Bay of Pigs veterans dismissing US pressure. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
A man is detained by police blocking protesters from advancing closer to the presidential palace in Quito, Ecuador. Protesters were demonstrating against the policies of President Lenin Moreno's government, including the recent firing of state workers, the taking of an IMF loan and the removal of Julian Assange's asylum status. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
A man is detained by police blocking protesters from advancing closer to the presidential palace in Quito, Ecuador. Protesters were demonstrating against the policies of President Lenin Moreno's government, including the recent firing of state workers, the taking of an IMF loan and the removal of Julian Assange's asylum status. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
A competitor in a vehicle that looks like a pig steers through an obstacle course during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
A competitor in a vehicle that looks like a pig steers through an obstacle course during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
Victor Santos of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates after scoring a goal during a Copa Libertadores soccer match with Bolivia's San Jose in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Victor Santos of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates after scoring a goal during a Copa Libertadores soccer match with Bolivia's San Jose in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Young ballet students stand in the first position in a dance studio at a public school in the Chorrillos neighbourhood, a poor part of Lima, Peru. A former National Ballet of Peru dancer is bringing classical ballet dancing to children from impoverished communities where leotards and shiny pink pointe shoes are seldom if ever seen. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Young ballet students stand in the first position in a dance studio at a public school in the Chorrillos neighbourhood, a poor part of Lima, Peru. A former National Ballet of Peru dancer is bringing classical ballet dancing to children from impoverished communities where leotards and shiny pink pointe shoes are seldom if ever seen. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Cruz Azul's coach Miguel Faria reacts after his team failed to score against America during a Mexico Soccer League match in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Cruz Azul's coach Miguel Faria reacts after his team failed to score against America during a Mexico Soccer League match in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
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