AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

May 12, 2022, 9:01 AM | Updated: 9:05 pm

Protesters arrive at the Plaza de Mayo to demand higher salaries and more jobs, in Buenos Aires, Ar...

Protesters arrive at the Plaza de Mayo to demand higher salaries and more jobs, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

              Bruno Mendez, left, and Gabriel Mercado, center, of Brazil's Internacional jump for a header in an attempt to score against Paraguay's Guairena FC during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match in Asuncion, Paraguay, Thursday, May 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
              A bowl of ravioli sits on a wooden table at a soup kitchen where residents, some working on community construction projects, can get a free meal in the Puerta de Hierro neighborhood, in La Matanza district of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Argentines have lived with double-digit inflation for years, but the latest increase in prices is causing many to rely on food aid. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
              A black ribbon hangs outside the family home of video-journalist Sheila Johana Garcia Olivera where her remains lay during her wake in Minatitlan, Veracruz state, Mexico, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Garcia is one of two journalists from the online news site El Veraz in Cosoleacaque who were shot to death on May 9, raising to 11 the number of such killings in the country this year. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
              Men identified by authorities as gang leaders who operate inside the Bellavista jail are transferred to other jails after a deadly riot broke out the previous night in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, Ecuador, Monday, May 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
              Rooms are exposed at the five-star Hotel Saratoga after a deadly explosion in Old Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
              Flanked by bulletproof shields, presidential candidate Gustavo Petro of the Historical Pact coalition speaks to his supporters during a campaign rally in Fusagasuga, Colombia, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
              A member of the Cuban Red Cross jumps a wall as he leaves the Calvary Baptist Church, in Old Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The May 6th explosion that devastated the Hotel Saratoga and killed dozens also badly damaged Cuba's most important Baptist church, which sits next door. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
              Russian nationals hold posters depicting family members who were killed in WWII during an Immortal Regiment march to commemorate those who fought and died during that war and the victory over Nazism, at Los Proceres Boulevard in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 7, 2022. The march, an annual May 9th Russian event that marks their Victory Day, was held in Venezuela for the first time. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
              A Leco Amazon Indigenous person attends a ceremony where agreements are signed that aim to conserve biodiversity in the protected areas of Madidi, where the Leco live, as well as the Indigenous areas of Pion Lajas and Apolobamba, at the Vice President office in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, May 9, 2022. The Indigenous live from hunting and fishing along the Madidi river and say their way of life is being threatened by gold mining. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
              A woman cries outside the morgue where families wait for the bodies of dead inmates to be released after a deadly riot broke out in Bellavista jail in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, Ecuador, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
              Protesters arrive at the Plaza de Mayo to demand higher salaries and more jobs, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

May 5 to May 12, 2022

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 Moises Castillo in Guatemala City.

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