AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Cuban singer Cimafunk hugs a woman during the music conga through the streets of Old Havana within the activities of the 35th Havana Jazz Plaza festiv...
People walk past a quote by Simon Bolivar that reads in Spanish: "If nature opposes, we will fight against her and make her obey us," near the Nationa...
Honduran migrant Selvin Hernandez carries Mayra Irene, the baby daughter of another migrant, as another man tries to shade her with his hand amid a gr...
A wildfire burns on Casitagua hill, north of Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. While the fire is not threatening homes, the smoke is reaching ...
Guatemala's newly sworn-in President Alejandro Giammattei drives a vehicle as he arrives for a ceremony to recognize him as commander and chief of the...
Bryan Lebaron, second from right, and relatives place flowers where one of the cars belonging to the extended LeBaron family was ambushed by gunmen la...
Boys point an unloaded gun at the sky as they play in La Mora, Mexico, one day before the expected arrival of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Ob...
A vendor carries away her salvaged merchandise from the burned ruins of the Guerite Market that was engulfed in flames in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early...
This Jan. 9, 2020 photo provided by Galapagos National Park shows Diego the tortoise on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. After fertilizing some ...
Demonstrator march against a bus fare increase in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Protests sparked after a bus fare hike of almost 10 percen...
Carnival King Momo, Djeferson Mendes da Silva, second from left, holds the key to the city at a ceremony marking the official start of Carnival on Cop...

Cuban singer Cimafunk hugs a woman during the music conga through the streets of Old Havana within the activities of the 35th Havana Jazz Plaza festiv...

People walk past a quote by Simon Bolivar that reads in Spanish: "If nature opposes, we will fight against her and make her obey us," near the Nationa...

Honduran migrant Selvin Hernandez carries Mayra Irene, the baby daughter of another migrant, as another man tries to shade her with his hand amid a gr...

A wildfire burns on Casitagua hill, north of Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. While the fire is not threatening homes, the smoke is reaching ...

Guatemala's newly sworn-in President Alejandro Giammattei drives a vehicle as he arrives for a ceremony to recognize him as commander and chief of the...

Bryan Lebaron, second from right, and relatives place flowers where one of the cars belonging to the extended LeBaron family was ambushed by gunmen la...

Boys point an unloaded gun at the sky as they play in La Mora, Mexico, one day before the expected arrival of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Ob...

A vendor carries away her salvaged merchandise from the burned ruins of the Guerite Market that was engulfed in flames in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early...

This Jan. 9, 2020 photo provided by Galapagos National Park shows Diego the tortoise on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. After fertilizing some ...

Demonstrator march against a bus fare increase in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Protests sparked after a bus fare hike of almost 10 percen...

Carnival King Momo, Djeferson Mendes da Silva, second from left, holds the key to the city at a ceremony marking the official start of Carnival on Cop...

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.

Havana hosted the 35th Havana Jazz Plaza fest.

Pro-government and opposition forces in Venezuela struggled over control of the National Assembly, which has been the only institution controlled by the opposition.

Migrants departed Honduras together in large numbers for the first time in months, but less organization among the migrants, tighter control by Guatemalan officials and the presence of U.S. advisers make it less likely they will coalesce into the mass “caravans" seen in recent years.

Alejandro Giammattei, a conservative physician opposed to gay marriage and abortion, was sworn in as Guatemala's president.

Mexican President Lopez Obrador said there is an agreement to establish a monument to nine U.S.-Mexican dual citizens slain by drug gang assassins along a remote road in northern Mexico.

In Haiti, vendors salvaged merchandise from the burned ruins of the Guerite Market in Port-au-Prince.

After fertilizing some 800 offspring and contributing substantially to the salvation of one of the giant turtle species of the Galapagos Islands, a more than 100-year-old turtle known as Diego is being returned to Española Island, where he was extracted more than eight decades ago.

Demonstrators marched in Brazil's capital to protest a bus fare hike of almost 10%, to about $1.27.

In Rio de Janeiro, Carnival King Momo received the key to the city at a ceremony marking the official start of Carnival on Copacabana Beach.

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This gallery was curated by photo editor Leslie Mazoch. On Twitter: @LeslieMazoch