AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Oct. 28 – Nov. 4, 2021

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 Photojournalist Ariana Cubillos in Caracas, Venezuela.


A Vodou priestess claiming to be possessed by a Gede spirit treats a sick baby during a ceremony honoring the Haitian Vodou spirit of Baron Samedi and Gede at the National Cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday. Nov 1, 2021. (AP PhotoOdelyn Joseph)

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Tourists walk on the Perito Moreno Glacier at Los Glaciares National Park, near El Calafate, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. Experts say the amount of energy unleashed by planetary warming could melt much of the planet's ice, raise global sea levels and increase extreme weather events. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)

A market worker cries over lost merchandise due to a fire in Asuncion, Paraguay, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. San Lorenzo Yellow Firefighters Commander Sergio Villalba said the fire was started by an electric short circuit at a shop. (AP PhotoJorge Saenz)

A resident is silhouetted inside the courtyard of his home, in the Taquile Island of Puno, Peru, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. (AP PhotoMartin Mejia)

People gather at a gas station in hopes of filling their motorcycles, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, during a national fuel shortage. (AP PhotoMatias Delacroix)

People help lift a giant kite to be displayed on All Saints Day as part of Day of the Dead celebrations in Santiago Sacatepequez, Guatemala, Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. For the second year the celebration has been reduced amid some restrictions to help curb the spread of the COVID-19. (AP PhotoMoises Castillo)

Veterinarians intubate a jaguar in preparation for an artificial insemination procedure at the Mata Ciliar Association conservation center, in Jundiai, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. According to the environmental organization, the fertility program intends to develop a reproduction system to be tested on captive jaguars and later bring it to wild felines whose habitats are increasingly under threat from fires and deforestation. (AP PhotoAndre Penner)

People in Halloween costumes travel on the subway in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021. (AP PhotoEsteban Felix)

Flowers, food offerings and candles adorn a tomb as relatives spend the night next to the tomb of their loved one during Day of the Dead festivities at the the Arocutin cemetery in Michoacan state, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. In a tradition that coincides with All Saints Day and All Souls Day, families decorate the graves of departed relatives with flowers and candles, and spend the night in the cemetery, eating and drinking as they keep company with their deceased loved ones. (AP PhotoEduardo Verdugo)

Contestants perform at the start of Mister Handsome Venezuela, a male beauty pageant in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The pageant took place Saturday after last year's edition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP PhotoAriana Cubillos)