AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean
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.
Hundreds of indigenous people set up camp outside Brazil's congress building for an annual event to press for protection of their rights and lands, and this year to protest the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
A large group of Central American migrants dispersed after immigration officials raided a caravan in southern Mexico, sending hundreds fleeing into the hills and back to more dangerous routes north.
In this April 23, 2019 photo, Central American migrants cram into a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, Oaxaca State, Mexico. "They're riding the train again, that's a fact," said migrant rights activist Rev. Alejandro Solalinde, who's shelter now houses about 300 train-riding migrants. "It's going to go back to the way it was, the (Mexican) government doesn't want them to be seen. (AP PhotoMoises Castillo)
In Peru, mourners bid farewell to former President Alan Garcia, who killed himself as police arrived to detain him in a corruption investigation.
Five Haitians were killed and seven were wounded during an attack by gunmen in one of Port-au-Prince's slums.
Young Venezuelan women are selling their hair to help make ends meet amid their country's dire economic crisis. In Argentina, meanwhile, the value of the peso fell to new lows, furthering the economic pain for people in that nation.
In this April 24, 2019 photo, a Central American migrant jumps from one freight train car to another, before the train leaves Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico. The train known as "The Beast" is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico. (AP PhotoMoises Castillo)
A Brazilian woman played one of the two thieves crucified with Jesus during a Good Friday re-enactment of the Passion of Christ in Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum.
In the region's Copa Libertadores soccer tournament, the coach of Chile's Universidad Catolica embraced his counterpart at Argentina's Rosario Central before their teams played. At another match, Bruno Henrique of Brazil's Flamengo celebrated his goal against Ecuador's Liga Deportiva Universitaria.
Gallery edited by photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.
In this April 19, 2019 photo, people carry the coffin of Peru's late President Alan Garcia during his funeral procession in Lima, Peru. Garcia shot himself in the head and died Wednesday as officers waited to arrest him in a massive graft probe that has put the country's most prominent politicians behind bars and provoked a reckoning over corruption. (AP PhotoMartin Mejia)
In this April 2, 2019 photo, Nelly Navarro sits with her kids Nerianny and Luis in a beauty salon where she came to consult how much money she could get for her hair, in Caracas, Venezuela. Navarro said she needs the $100 to travel to Colombia where she's planning to move. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)
In this April 24, 2019 photo, a model tears a plastic bag from his head, as he wears a creation from the João Pimenta collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP PhotoAndre Penner)
In this April 24, 2019 photo, a vintage American car carries tourists next to hotel Riviera, managed by the Spanish company Iberostar, in Havana, Cuba. The European Union ambassador to Cuba says the Trump administration's crackdown on business with the communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies doing business on the island. (AP PhotoRamon Espinosa)
Jean Renel Joseph is tended too at the General Hospital emergency room after he was shot, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Renel Joseph was shot last night while sitting with his friends near his home. Armed men open fire into the crowd and killed several people in the Carrefour-Feuille district of Port-au-Prince. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)
In this April 25, 2019 photo, a digital billboard displays the exchange rate of the Argentine peso to the dollar, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina's long suffering peso plummeted to an all-time low following declines in recent days. The depreciation is stimulating market uncertainty and impacting heavily on the reelection aspirations of President Maurico Macri. (AP PhotoTomas F. Cuesta)
In this April 19, 2019 photo, a woman plays one of the two thieves crucified with Jesus during the reenactment of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday during Holy Week at the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Residents who organized, acted and directed the play have translated it to reflect the scenery and realities around them. They say the themes of violence, persecution and injustice resonate with their lives. (AP PhotoC.H. Gardiner)
In this April 19, 2019 photo, a man makes the sign of the cross as he passes in front of actor Jose Fuentes, center, and others performing a reenactment of Jesus' crucifixion on Good Friday in Panama City. Holy Week commemorates the last week of the earthly life of Jesus Christ culminating in his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. (AP PhotoArnulfo Franco)
In this April 19, 2019 photo, people participate of a Via Crucis or Way of the Cross re-enactment marking Good Friday at Cerro Nemby, Paraguay. (AP PhotoJorge Saenz)
In this April, 24, 2019 photo, fans of Argentina's Boca Juniors wait for the start of Copa Libertadores soccer game against Colombia's Deportes Tolima in Ibague, Colombia. (AP PhotoFernando Vergara)
In this April 24, 2019 photo, Gustavo Quinteros, coach of Chile's Universidad Catolica, right, embraces Diego Cocca, coach of Argentina's Rosario Central, prior to a Copa Libertadores Group H soccer match in Rosario, Argentina. (AP PhotoGustavo Garello)
In this April 24, 2019 photo, Bruno Henrique of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates his goal against Ecuador's Liga Deportiva Universitaria during a Copa Libertadores match in Quito, Ecuador. (AP PhotoDolores Ochoa)