AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean
This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week.
Guatemalans marched to protest President Jimmy Morales’ ending the work of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that has helped lead high-profile graft probes targeting dozens of powerful people, including one involving him.
Puerto Ricans marked the anniversary of Hurricane Maria as the U.S. territory struggles to recover a year after the Category 4 storm killed almost 3,000 people. Mexicans marked one year since an earthquake caused 369 deaths in the capital and nearby states.
Tennis fans in Argentina played boisterous music from the stands during a Davis Cup world group playoff match against Colombia, while Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona attended his first game as head coach of Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico.
Peruvian lawmakers backed President Martin Vizcarra’s call for a referendum on anti-corruption measures, representing a truce between the leader and an opposition-led Congress. Brazil’s presidential candidates campaigned ahead of Oct. 7 general elections. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador kicked off a nationwide tour the same week that his country celebrated independence from Spain.
Attackers dressed as mariachi musicians shot six people to death and wounded seven in a restaurant at Mexico City’s emblematic Garibaldi Plaza, a popular spot for tourists. In Honduras, a trial for eight men accused in the killing of environmental activist Berta Caceres was postponed.
Curated by photo editor Leslie Mazoch in Mexico City. On Twitter .