AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Oct 13, 2022, 9:07 AM | Updated: 9:19 pm
Yohandry Colina uses an oil-stained sheet for a sail on the boat he uses to put fish he catches in ...

Yohandry Colina uses an oil-stained sheet for a sail on the boat he uses to put fish he catches in Lake Maracaibo in Cabimas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

              Men drag a live pig they found stuck in mud after flooding caused by intense rains in Las Tejerias, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. At least 22 people died after intense rain overflowed a ravine causing flash floods, Vice President Delcy Rodríguez said. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is running for office again, top, center in white shirt and cap, campaigns through the Complexo do Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. The presidential run-off election is set for Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)
            
              A youth in a bird costume made of newspapers dances the "Leque leque," the Aymara Indigenous word for a particular bird, at an event featuring Indigenous and folkloric dances, organized by the Special Education Center for youths with special needs in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
            
              Husband and wife Ivan Alcantara and Cristiana Santos pose for a photo with their two-year-old daughter Rafaela at their home in Aracuai, Minas Geraes state, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The couple are unemployed and rely on government aid but say it is not enough and they regularly go hungry. Brazil will hold a presidential run-off election on Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
            
              Venezuela migrant Yusney Velandia and her child watch boats that carry migrants to Acandi from Necocli, Colombia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, as she considers continuing her journey north. Some Venezuelans are reconsidering their journey to the U.S. after the U.S. government announced on Oct. 12 that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              Emanuel Sanchez works to remove mud from inside his flooded home in Las Tejerias, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. At least 22 people died after intense rain overflowed a ravine causing flash floods, Vice President Delcy Rodríguez said. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              Fans of Gimnasia de La Plata choke on tear gas during a local tournament match between Gimnasia de La Plata and Boca Juniors in La Plata, Argentina, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. The match was suspended after tear gas thrown by the police outside the stadium wafted inside affecting the players as well as fans who fled to the field to avoid its effects. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
            
              A woman cries near the body of another woman shot dead by the police during a protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the Delmas area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph).
            
              Catholic pilgrims rest as they crawl on the ground to pay their promise during the celebration of the Cirio de Nazare, the procession of the image of Our Lady of Nazare, considered the largest Catholic procession in the country, in Belem, Para state, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Paulo Santos)
            
              Men who were detained in La Libertad department are brought to a detention center by national police in Soyapango, El Salvador, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, during the state of the emergency. Authorities say that since the state of emergency was implemented to combat violence, they have captured more than 54,000 people, most of them accused of being part of criminal structures or collaborating with gangs. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
            
              Yohandry Colina uses an oil-stained sheet for a sail on the boat he uses to put fish he catches in Lake Maracaibo in Cabimas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Oct. 7 – 13, 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 Dolores Ochoa in Quito, Ecuador.

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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean