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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019 photo, a demonstrator with a Puerto Rican flag draped over his shoulders balances on the hands of another during clas...
In this Monday, July 15, 2019 photo, a protester stands near a poster calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...
In this Sunday, July 14, 2019 photo, police block protesters from advancing to La Fortaleza governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Protesters ...
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, Karen Palacios, center, is helped by family members after she was released from prison at Los Teques on the outs...
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, a migrant baby is given a bath at the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. A U.S. policy to make asylum...
I this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo, a boy dressed as a clown watches as the Martinez de Leon family console themselves as they mourn the murder of Car...
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, family members wait outside the Air Force Base for the arrival of their relatives who were deported from the Uni...
In this Thursday, July 18, 2019 photo, a man cries as he holds up a candle on the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center that kille...
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, Kevin Gonzalez searches for food in the trash, on a sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
In this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo, trucks and debris lie scattered after a deadly explosion of propane gas cylinders at a depot in Mejicanos, El Sal...
I this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, men stand below street lights as the moon rises during a partial lunar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Ph...
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, people watch the sunset before a partial lunar eclipse in the skies of Brasilia, Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
In this June 6, 2019 photo, Carlos Suarez practices his bodybuilding poses as part of his daily training regimen ahead of the Pan Am Games, at the nei...
In this Saturday, July 13, 2019 photo, Catholic Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya is helped onto a fire truck in Buenaventura, Colombia. Jaramillo ...
In this Saturday, July 13, 2019 photo, cadets board the first train using new equipment from China, in Havana, Cuba. The first train using new equipme...
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, workers sleep on top of a cargo truck transporting cement, in Kenscoff, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, a jetliner crosses the sky before a partial lunar eclipse in the skies of Brasilia, Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Per...

In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019 photo, a demonstrator with a Puerto Rican flag draped over his shoulders balances on the hands of another during clas...

In this Monday, July 15, 2019 photo, a protester stands near a poster calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...

In this Sunday, July 14, 2019 photo, police block protesters from advancing to La Fortaleza governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Protesters ...

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, Karen Palacios, center, is helped by family members after she was released from prison at Los Teques on the outs...

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, a migrant baby is given a bath at the AMAR migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. A U.S. policy to make asylum...

I this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo, a boy dressed as a clown watches as the Martinez de Leon family console themselves as they mourn the murder of Car...

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, family members wait outside the Air Force Base for the arrival of their relatives who were deported from the Uni...

In this Thursday, July 18, 2019 photo, a man cries as he holds up a candle on the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center that kille...

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, Kevin Gonzalez searches for food in the trash, on a sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

In this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo, trucks and debris lie scattered after a deadly explosion of propane gas cylinders at a depot in Mejicanos, El Sal...

I this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, men stand below street lights as the moon rises during a partial lunar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Ph...

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, people watch the sunset before a partial lunar eclipse in the skies of Brasilia, Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

In this June 6, 2019 photo, Carlos Suarez practices his bodybuilding poses as part of his daily training regimen ahead of the Pan Am Games, at the nei...

In this Saturday, July 13, 2019 photo, Catholic Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya is helped onto a fire truck in Buenaventura, Colombia. Jaramillo ...

In this Saturday, July 13, 2019 photo, cadets board the first train using new equipment from China, in Havana, Cuba. The first train using new equipme...

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, workers sleep on top of a cargo truck transporting cement, in Kenscoff, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, a jetliner crosses the sky before a partial lunar eclipse in the skies of Brasilia, Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Per...

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.

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.

Karen Palacios, a clarinet player who was cut from Venezuela's National Philharmonic for criticizing the government, was released from prison after being detained six weeks

On Mexico's frontier with the United States, migrants are piling up at shelters waiting anxiously while their asylum petitions wind through clogged U.S. immigration courts.

Argentines commemorated the 25th anniversary of the terrorist bombing at the AMIA Jewish center that killed 85 people in Buenos Aires.

Crowds gathered in both Argentina and Brazil to observe a partial lunar eclipse.

Catholic Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya rode on a firetruck through some of the most crime-ridden neighborhoods in Buenaventura, Colombia, sprinkling blessed water hoping to thwart drug traffickers and other gangs.

In Mexico, lawyer Carlos Suarez put in tough daily bodybuilding workouts preparing to be Mexico's representative at the Pan Am Games in the newly introduced sport.

Cuban officials showed off their first train using new equipment from China intended to overhaul the country's aging and decrepit rail system.

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Curated by Associated Press photojournalist Fernando Vergara in Bogota, Colombia. On Twitter: https://twitter.com/ferver2010 .


Updated : 2022-05-19 17:24 GMT+08:00