Resident Victor Jimenez practices his parkour skills on the beach near the U.S. border fence, in Tijuana, Mexico, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Mexican au
A U.S. Border Patrol agent pats down Honduran migrants after they crossed onto U.S territory from Tijuana, Mexico, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Thousands
Three-year-old Honduran migrant Charlot Andrea looks back toward her grandparents standing in Tijuana, Mexico, as she and her mother cross into San Ys
A boy plays with a life-size cardboard cutout of a pregnant woman at the Benito Juarez sports complex, in Tijuana, Mexico, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. A
Flanked by the Metropolitan Cathedral, left, and the National Palace, people gather in the Zocalo to celebrate the country's newly sworn-in president,
Conservative legislators tape a banner with a message that reads in Spanish: "(Nicolas) Maduro, you're not welcome" to a wall in the lower house of Co
Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds the presidential sash after taking the oath of office at the National Congress in Mexico City
American botanist Roy Funch sits on top of a giant termite mound near Palmeiras, Brazil, on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. In Brazil's rugged northeast, ter
Family members hold posters that show images of their missing sons, during a signing ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City, on Monday, Dec. 3
Flanked by Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Donald Trump smiles during a signing cer
A Colombia Junior soccer fan holds up a burning flare as fans get revved before the start of the Copa Sudamericana first leg final match against Brazi
Carlos Caceido, the father of U.S. tourist Carla Stefaniak, speaks about having to identify his daughter's body at the morgue, during a press conferen
Demonstrators hold posters that show gender violence victim Lucia Perez, 16, during a protest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.
Guna women compete in the tug-of-war event during the second edition of their indigenous games, in Piriati, Panama, on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Indigeno
Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro holds up the national league soccer championship trophy as he celebrates with the Palmeiras soccer club in Sao
Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico City's newly sworn in mayor, takes a walk to the Zocalo in Mexico City, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Sheinbaum is Mexico City
Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a breakfast with foreign correspondents at the presidential residence in Brasilia, Brazil, on Thursday,
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.
Thousands of mostly Central American migrants are crowded into tent cities in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, and frustration at the long wait to apply for asylum in the U.S. has led some to try to sneak across. U.S. officials say the San Diego sector has had a "slight uptick" in families entering the U.S. illegally and turning themselves in to agents.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was sworn in as the first leftist president in Mexico in over 70 years, pledging "a peaceful and orderly transition, but one that is deep and radical." A few days later, Claudia Sheinbaum took office as the first elected female mayor of Mexico City.
A security guard at a Costa Rica rental villa was arrested in the death of a Carla Stefaniak of Hallandale Beach, Florida, who was vacationing there to celebrate her 36th birthday.
In Argentina, thousands turned out to protest a court ruling that acquitted two men accused of sexually abusing and killing a 16-year-old girl.
Brazilian President Michel Temer said he is not worried about corruption charges that could lead to his being jailed after leaving office Jan. 1, when he becomes subject of the regular court system.
Curated by photo editor Anita Baca in Mexico City. On Twitter: @LatDesk