In this Feb. 2, 2019 photo, an anti-government protester wears Venezuelan flag motif sunglasses during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Pr
In this Feb. 6, 2019 photo, Venezuelan migrant Edixon Infante shows a handicraft made in with devalued Venezuelan currency, in Cucuta, Colombia. The V
This Feb. 6, 2019 image taken from video, shows a fuel tanker, cargo trailers and makeshift fencing, blocking the Tienditas International Bridge in an
In this Feb. 5, 2019 photo, a Colombian police officer detains a smuggler who crossed the border illegally in La Parada, on the outskirts of Cucuta, C
In this Feb.1, 2019 photo, a crucifix hangs over the belly of 71-year-old Rafael Ricardo, in Caracas, Venezuela. Ricardo says he has lost 21 kilos in
In this Feb. 2, 2019 photo, a woman dons a fake mustache emulating that of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, at a pro-government rally in Caracas, Venezuela
In this Feb. 3, 2019 photo, an election volunteer helps a woman in a wheelchair reach her voting table during the presidential election in San Salvado
In this Feb. 3, 2019 photo, presidential candidate Nayib Bukele, of the Grand Alliance for National Unity, center left, accompanied by his wife Gabrie
In this Feb. 5, 2019 photo, a child dressed as Ekeko competes at the Alasita miniature fair's Ekeko costume contest in La Paz, Bolivia. Ekeko is often
In this Feb. 1, 2019 photo, helicopters hover over an iron ore mining complex to release thousands of flower petals paying homage to the dozens of vic
In this Feb. 5, 2019 photo, a man shouts during a protest against U.S. intervention in Venezuela, outside the U.S embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In this Jan. 30, 2019 photo, a woman plays in a soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Men's soccer has been a professional sport in Argentina since
In this Feb. 6, 2019 photo, Erik of Brazil's Botafogo celebrates scoring his side's first goal during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match in the rain aga
In this Feb. 4, 2019 photo, Alexi Amarista of Venezuela's Cardenales de Lara, right, is tagged out at first by Victor Mendoza of Mexico's Los Charros
In this Jan. 31, 2019 photo, England cricket fans watch day one of the second Test cricket match against West Indies, from a pool at the Sir Vivian Ri
In this Feb. 3, 2019, photo, Jewel Andrew plays cricket at a school yard in St. John's , Antigua and Barbuda, the day after West Indies defeated Engla
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.
During the past week, tensions at the Venezuela-Colombia border rose as trucks carrying U.S. humanitarian aid arrived with opposition leaders vowing to bring the aid into Venezuela despite objections from President Nicolas Maduro.
El Salvador elected Nayib Bukele as its new president, ushering out the two parties that dominated politics for a quarter century in the Central America nation.
In Bolivia, children and adults competed in the Alasita miniature fair's Ekeko costume contest. Ekeko is often rendered as a short, pudgy, mustached man who wears traditional Andean clothes and carries tiny items the people believe will bless them with better lives in the coming year.
In Brazil, helicopters hovered over an iron ore mining complex to release thousands of flower petals paying homage to the dozens of victims killed and scores of missing after a mining dam collapsed in the town of Brumadinho.
In Argentina people marched against U.S. intervention in Venezuela. And in Panama, Alexi Amarista of Venezuela's Cardenales de Lara was tagged out at first by Victor Mendoza of Mexico's Los Charros de Jalisco on the opening day of the Caribbean Series baseball tournament.
In Antigua and Barbuda, England cricket fans watched day one of the second Test cricket match against West Indies, from a pool at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound.
In Brazil, Erik of Brazil's Botafogo celebrated under a deluge after he scored his side's first goal during a Copa Sudamericana soccer against Argentina's Defensa y Justicia.
Curated by photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City. On Twitter: @LatDesk