AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Jul 21, 2022, 9:01 AM | Updated: 9:14 pm
People walk in an exhibit simulating sea pollution during the 11th edition of Technopolis science, ...

People walk in an exhibit simulating sea pollution during the 11th edition of Technopolis science, technology, industry and art exhibit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, July 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

July 14 to July 21, 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 Fernando Vergara in Bogota, Colombia.

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Ex-school director gets home detention in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former director of private California school was sentenced Tuesday to three months of home confinement for his role in the sprawling college admissions bribery scheme. Igor Dvorskiy, who was director of West Hollywood College Preparatory School, was ordered to serve one year of supervised release — including the three months of […]
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DNA leads to arrest of Hawaii man in 1982 California killing

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A Hawaii man has been arrested after DNA technology helped investigators identify him as a suspect in the 1992 slaying of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted in Northern California from a bus stop, raped and killed, authorities said. Karen Stitt was waiting for a bus in Sunnyvale when she disappeared […]
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EXPLAINER: How does the FBI get a warrant to search a home?

News that FBI agents descended on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home and searched it have spawned accusations of a politicized law enforcement organization doing the bidding of the Biden administration in targeting political enemies. The reality is that the process of obtaining a search warrant is a controlled by a checklist of requirements before […]
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Missouri family says racism led to pool party cancellation

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A Black family says racism prompted officials at a suburban Kansas City water park to cancel a private pool party for their 17-year-old son’s birthday during the weekend. Chris Evans said he signed a contract with Summit Waves Aquatic Facility in Lee’s Summit to host 250 people for the party […]
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Beshear: FEMA has to ‘get it right’ in response to flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday he will be relentless in pushing for federal assistance in flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky, insisting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has “to get it right” by broadly supporting residents trying to rebuild their lives. A day after President Joe Biden said the nation has an obligation […]
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Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The year was 2016, the presidential candidate under investigation was Hillary Clinton and the FBI director at the time, James Comey, laid out the factors the Justice Department weighs in deciding whether to charge someone with mishandling classified records. Fast forward to 2022 and that tutorial proves instructive as another candidate from […]
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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean