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)

              A Guiana dolphin swims in Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, July 15, 2022. Researchers say the last pod of dolphins in Guanabara Bay show signs of some recovery, where once thousands roamed through the rich fishing grounds offshore Rio but falling victims to pollution and over- fishing depleting their food source. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
              Emergency personnel work next to a navy Blackhawk helicopter crashed after supporting those who conducted the capture of drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, near Los Mochis, Sinaloa state, Mexico, Friday, July 15, 2022. Mexico's navy said multiple people aboard died. (AP Photo/Guillermo Juarez)
              A police officer tries to prevent an anti-government protester from pulling the hair of a woman who is part of group that appeared to show their support for the government during a march to the Ministry of Health of healthcare workers critical of the government, in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, July 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
              Maria Sipac Coj embraces the coffin that contains the remains of her son Pascual Melvin Guachiac Sipac, during a funeral service, in Tzucubal, Nahuala, Guatemala, Saturday, July 16, 2022. The 13-year-old was among a group of migrants who died of heat and dehydration in a trailer-truck abandoned by smugglers on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas, on June 27. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
              A cos player dressed in a demon lord like costume attends the Comic Con convention in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, July 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
              Chile's Yenny Acuna does a bicycle kick during a Women's Copa America soccer match against Colombia in Armenia, Colombia, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
              Commuters walk along the Pan American Highway due to roadblocks set up by protesters demonstrating against inflation, especially surging fuel prices, in Pacora, Panama, early Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
              Residents use a cart to transport a body after a police operation that resulted in multiple deaths, in the Complexo do Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, July 21, 2022. Police said in a statement it was targeting a criminal group in Rio largest complex of favelas, or low-income communities, that stole vehicles, cargo and banks, as well as invaded nearby neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
              United States' players hold the trophy as they celebrate winning the CONCACAF Women's Championship final soccer match against Canada in Monterrey, Mexico, Monday, July 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
              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)
            Colombian veterans of the Korean War, top row, from left; Sgt. 1st Class Alfonzo Chavez, 96; Jose Adonai Castilla, 88; Sgt. Alfonso Alvarez Vargas, 87; Jose Barut Celis, 88; and Cpl. Luis Maria Jimenez, 87; bottom row, from left; Col. Guillermo Guzman, 87; Luis Antonio Garcia, 97; Jose del Carmen Galvis, 89; Cpl. Luis Alfonso Gaitan, 90; and Alvaro Bernal, 91, pose for portraits before attending an Independence Day parade marking Colombia's independence from Spanish colonization, in Bogota, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day is commemorated on July 27 by the U.S. and South Korea. Colombia was the only country in Latin America to send troops to support the effort against the North Korean invasion of South Korea. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)

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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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean