AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Oct 6, 2022, 9:15 AM | Updated: 9:28 pm
A teacher dries out books at a school that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ian in La Coloma, in th...

A teacher dries out books at a school that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ian in La Coloma, in the province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

              A protester carries a piece of wood simulating a weapon during a protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, in the Petion-Ville area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
            
              An amateur bullfighter is cornered by a bull during the Our Lady of the Rosary festival in the Andean village of Huarina, Bolivia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. A group of amateur bullfighters performed a parody of the Spanish bullfight, but without sacrificing the bulls. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
            
              A couple embraces during a cold and windy night on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, late Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Brazil's general elections are scheduled for Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              Patrick of Brazil's Sao Paulo, right, remonstrates with goalkeeper Wellington Ramirez of Ecuador's Independiente del Valle during a Copa Sudamericana final soccer match at the Mario Alberto Kempes stadium in Cordoba, Argentina, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Nicolas Aguilera)
            
              A demonstrator hols a sign that reads in Spanish "Good cop = dead cop" during a march in remembrance of the Tlatelolco student massacre, in Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2021. On October 2, 1968, in the Tlatelolco section of Mexico City, the Mexican Armed Forces opened fire on a group of unarmed civilians in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas who were protesting the upcoming 1968 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is running for president, shakes hands with a supporter as he campaigns a day ahead of the country's general election, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
            
              A dog looks out to the sea on a beach in La Guaira, Venezuela, at sunrise Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
            
              A woman cries holding her child as she waits for news of her loved one held inside Latacunga jail after a deadly riot in Latacunga, Ecuador, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. A clash between inmates armed with guns and knives inside the prison has left at least 15 people dead and 20 injured. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
            
              Blooming flowers cover the Atacama desert near Copiapo, Chile, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. The phenomenon typically only happens every five to seven years when rare heavy rains cause flowers to bloom. (AP Photo/Matias Basualdo)
            
              A rescuer tie a dead whale to tow away, near Puerto Madryn, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Argentine scientists are determining the reason for at least 13 whales dying in the area in the past few days. (AP Photo/Maxi Jonas)
            
              A teacher dries out books at a school that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ian in La Coloma, in the province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 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 photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.

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