AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Aug 4, 2022, 9:01 AM | Updated: 9:06 pm
A coca farmer kicks a tear gas canister back a police on the third day of clashes near a coca marke...

A coca farmer kicks a tear gas canister back a police on the third day of clashes near a coca market in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Anti-government coca farmers are protesting against a new, parallel coca leaf market. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

(AP Photo/Juan Karita)

              Fabio Guarin, 76, plays a cello for tips which he said he uses to buy his meals in the La Candelaria neighborhood of Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Guarin said he used to earn money playing in an amateur band known as a "toque," hired for bars and private events. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
              Supporters of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez bring down an inflatable doll of Chavez during a commemoration of what would have been the leader's 68th birthday, at the 23 de Enero neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
              Aymara Indigenous women, Teresa Zarate, left, putts the ball while Martha Mamani watches her during the workers' tournament at the La Paz Golf Club of Mallasilla on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
              A candy seller walks on the stands prior to a Copa Sudamericana soccer match between Venezuela's Deportivo Tachira and Ecuador's Independiente del Valle in San Cristobal, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
              West Indies' Kyle Mayers safely makes his ground during the third T20 cricket match against India at Warner Park in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
              A fan of Brazil's Corinthians cheers prior a Copa Libertadores quarter-final first leg soccer match against Brazil's Flamengo at Neo Quimica Arena stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
              Residents wait in line during food distribution by the World Food Program in Jean-Rabel, Haiti, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
              A woman participates in the Black Women's March against racism, violence and social inequality, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)
              Luiz Fernando of Brazil's Atletico Goianiense, left, fights for the ball with Yonatan Rodríguez, center, and goalkeeper Sergio Rochet, right, of Uruguay's Nacional during a Copa Sudamericana quarter-final soccer match at the Gran Parque Central stadium in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
              Award-winning journalist Jose Ruben Zamora, who was arrested the day before, stands inside a cell after a court hearing, in Guatemala City, Saturday, July 30, 2022. Politicians, anti-corruption activists and civic groups condemned the Guatemalan government's decision to arrest the investigative journalist, who heads the newspaper El Periodico, which specializes in uncovering corruption. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
              A coca farmer kicks a tear gas canister back a police on the third day of clashes near a coca market in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Anti-government coca farmers are protesting against a new, parallel coca leaf market. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

July 28 to Aug. 4, 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 Ramon Espinosa in Havana, Cuba.

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