AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Jan 19, 2023, 7:03 AM | Updated: Jan 20, 2023, 6:27 am
An anti-government protesters who traveled to the capital from across the country to march against ...

An anti-government protesters who traveled to the capital from across the country to march against Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, is detained and thrown on the back of police vehicle during clashes in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Protesters are seeking immediate elections, Boluarte's resignation, the release of ousted President Pedro Castillo and justice for up to 48 protesters killed in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

(AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

              Justice Minister Flavio Dino attends a tribute to security professionals who worked to defend public buildings stormed by supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro, at the Justice Ministry in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. Rioters invaded government buildings in the capital on Jan. 8. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
            
              Peru's Jose Sanchez, left, and Brazil's Vitor Roque, battle for the ball during a South America U-20 Championship soccer match in Cali, Colombia, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
            
              A member of Filhos de Gandhi, a Yoruba Afro-religious cultural group, participates in a ritual during the first cultural and religious activity of the year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)
            
              Mounted members of the National Guard ride during the inauguration of General David Córdova Campos as the new commander of The Nation al Guard, at the Campo Deportivo Militar "Marte" in Mexico City, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
            
              Farmer Pablo Giailevra walks on his field where more than 300 heads of cattle died due to an ongoing drought, in Tostado, Santa Fe province, Argentina, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. Thousands of heads of cattle have died in Santa Fe in recent weeks due to a prolonged drought that is also affecting the country's major soy, corn and wheat crops. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
            
              Rubber tappers Raimundo Mendes de Barros, left, and his son Rogerio Mendes place their hands on a rubber tree in the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, Acre state, Brazil, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Veja, an expensive global sneaker brand, is producing sneaker soles made of native Brazilian Amazon rubber in collaboration with local rubber tappers cooperatives. The project has reenergized production of a sustainable forest product and improved the standard of living for hundreds of rural families of rubber tappers. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
            
              A car drives past a brush fire on the Rosario-Santa Fe highway in Barrancas, Santa Fe province, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)
            
              People attending an anti-government march look at the names of 30,000 victims of the civil war on the Commemorative Wall in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. People marched to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the signing of the peace accords, which ended the 1980-1992 civil war. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
            
              Teachers, other public workers and pensioners march for higher salaries and pensions, and payment of their full benefits in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. The sign reads in Spanish "Without teachers, this would be your signature," referring to a thumbprint. Protesters denounce that they are facing high food prices set in U.S. dollars amid low wages. The monthly minimum wage is about $7 dollars. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
            
              A girl plays as she walks through the Paseo Bandera in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
            
              An anti-government protesters who traveled to the capital from across the country to march against Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, is detained and thrown on the back of police vehicle during clashes in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Protesters are seeking immediate elections, Boluarte's resignation, the release of ousted President Pedro Castillo and justice for up to 48 protesters killed in clashes with police. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Jan. 13-19, 2023

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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