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The most stunning pictures from Latin America of week ended May 12

Updated : 2019-05-12 17:34:34

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.

A dressed up mannequin dubbed,
A dressed up mannequin dubbed, "Miss Evacuated", placed there by evacuee Rosa Nuñez, stands outside a shelter in Asuncion, Paraguay for people who were forced to evacuate their homes due to flooding caused by heavy rains. Over 40,000 evacuees are spread throughout the landlocked country along the rain-swollen Paraguay River. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Engelbert Cañete, left, and his friend Ethian Jesus, sit protected by a plastic tarp as they wait out the rain to resume fishing from the Malecon, or seawall, in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Engelbert Cañete, left, and his friend Ethian Jesus, sit protected by a plastic tarp as they wait out the rain to resume fishing from the Malecon, or seawall, in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Gabriel Barbosa of Brazil's Flamengo, left, strikes the ball as Giovanni González of Uruguay's Peñarol blocks the goal attempt during a Copa Libertadores soccer game in Montevideo, Uruguay. The match ended in a 0-0 tie. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Gabriel Barbosa of Brazil's Flamengo, left, strikes the ball as Giovanni González of Uruguay's Peñarol blocks the goal attempt during a Copa Libertadores soccer game in Montevideo, Uruguay. The match ended in a 0-0 tie. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Alice Cooper performs in the first edition of the Domination Music Festival in Mexico City. Cooper closed out the heavy metal music festival with a concert that included his classic straitjacket routine, a guillotine and many costume changes. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Alice Cooper performs in the first edition of the Domination Music Festival in Mexico City. Cooper closed out the heavy metal music festival with a concert that included his classic straitjacket routine, a guillotine and many costume changes. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Inmates drag away the body of another inmate who was killed during a riot inside the Pavon Rehabilitation Model Farm in Fraijanes, where seven inmates were killed in Fraijanes, Guatemala. Prisoners who had control of the facility for some eight hours, carried their own dead to the entrance so authorities could identify them. (AP Photo/Oliver De Ros)
Inmates drag away the body of another inmate who was killed during a riot inside the Pavon Rehabilitation Model Farm in Fraijanes, where seven inmates were killed in Fraijanes, Guatemala. Prisoners who had control of the facility for some eight hours, carried their own dead to the entrance so authorities could identify them. (AP Photo/Oliver De Ros)
Evidence tent markers mark the crime scene where Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares and a provincial official killed were shot at from a parked car near the Congress building in Buenos Aires. The Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and Miguel Marcelo Yadón was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Evidence tent markers mark the crime scene where Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares and a provincial official killed were shot at from a parked car near the Congress building in Buenos Aires. The Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and Miguel Marcelo Yadón was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The Popocatepetl volcano releases a plume of ash as seen from the flanks of the Iztaccíhuatl volcano, near Santiago Xalitzintla, Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
The Popocatepetl volcano releases a plume of ash as seen from the flanks of the Iztaccíhuatl volcano, near Santiago Xalitzintla, Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Adriana Rodriguez looks into a mirror as she applies mascara in a room she shares with her three sons and another family of seven, in a building occupied by squatters, in Caracas, Venezuela. In the fourth month of their standoff, Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Adriana Rodriguez looks into a mirror as she applies mascara in a room she shares with her three sons and another family of seven, in a building occupied by squatters, in Caracas, Venezuela. In the fourth month of their standoff, Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
An opponent to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, his face painted the colours of the Venezuelan national flag and with the Spanish word for
An opponent to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, his face painted the colours of the Venezuelan national flag and with the Spanish word for "Freedom" written on his forehead, takes part in a march in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Elena Valenti, a first cousin of Eva Perón, sits inside Perón's home-turned-museum in Los Toldos, Argentina. One day ahead of the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting the childhood of the woman who, together with her husband Juan Domingo Perón, will forever mark Argentine history. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Elena Valenti, a first cousin of Eva Perón, sits inside Perón's home-turned-museum in Los Toldos, Argentina. One day ahead of the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting the childhood of the woman who, together with her husband Juan Domingo Perón, will forever mark Argentine history. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A resident rings a bell signalling the start of a 3-hour trek to the Iztaccíhuatl volcano, as part of the Day of the Holy Cross celebrations, in the village Santiago Xalitzintla, Mexico. Residents rise well before dawn to prepare their offerings to the Sleeping Woman, as they affectionately call the dormant volcano. They beseech her to bring rain for their crops, shield their harvests from hail and calm the ashy exhalations of her neighbour, the unnervingly active Popocatepetl volcano. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
A resident rings a bell signalling the start of a 3-hour trek to the Iztaccíhuatl volcano, as part of the Day of the Holy Cross celebrations, in the village Santiago Xalitzintla, Mexico. Residents rise well before dawn to prepare their offerings to the Sleeping Woman, as they affectionately call the dormant volcano. They beseech her to bring rain for their crops, shield their harvests from hail and calm the ashy exhalations of her neighbour, the unnervingly active Popocatepetl volcano. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
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