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Pictures of Week in Latin America & Caribbean Photo Gallery

NOVEMBER 13 - 19, 2020

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press Photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP Photo Editor Leslie Mazoch in Mexico City.

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Abortion-rights activists demonstrate in favor of decriminalizing abortion with a banner that reads in Spanish "Legal abortion 2020. It's urgent," outside Congress the day after Argentine President Alberto Fernández sent a bill to lawmakers to legalize abortion in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP PhotoVictor R. Caivano)

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Demonstrators ride past a burning police vehicle during a protest demanding the resignation of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise on the 217th anniversary of the Battle of Vertieres in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti's capital after a speech by embattled President Moise. (AP PhotoDieu Nalio Chery)

A health worker collects a sample for a COVID-19 test from a baby who arrived on a flight from Mexico at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. The airport received its first commercial flights in over 8 months, since the country locked down to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP PhotoRamon Espinosa)

Workers ride their horses in the Valle de Chalco municipal cemetery, usually reserved to bury COVID-19 victims, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Mexico topped 1 million registered coronavirus cases and nearly 100,000 test-confirmed deaths over the last week, though officials agree the number is probably much higher. (AP PhotoMarco Ugarte)

A girl marking her 15th birthday, or "quinceañera," poses for a photoshoot under a drizzle at Plaza de Francia in Panama City, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (AP PhotoArnulfo Franco)

A heavy lifter carries people across a flooded area after the passing of Hurricane Iota in La Lima, Honduras, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Iota flooded stretches of Honduras still underwater from Hurricane Eta, after it hit Nicaragua Monday evening as a Category 4 hurricane and weakened as it moved across Central America, dissipating over El Salvador early Wednesday. (AP PhotoDelmer Martinez)

Angel Salamanca trains a rooster at the "Club Gallistico Caracas" cockfighting club, closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. Salamanca said he's trained and raised fighting cocks all his life, and that when the coronavirus lockdown is over, he hopes the Venezuelan spectacle will be reactivated. (AP PhotoMatias Delacroix)

A demonstrator holds his dog as he scuffles with police during a protest demanding the resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP PhotoEsteban Felix)

A voter prepares his documents to vote in municipal elections at a polling station in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. Voters across Latin America's biggest country elected mayors and municipal council members. (AP PhotoSilvia Izquierdo)