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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

By The Associated PressAugust 9, 2019
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A woman sits next to a sign with a message that reads: ¨No More Guns! Make Love¨, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, where people gathered for a vigil for Mexican nationals who were killed in an El Paso shopping-complex shooting. Twenty people were killed and more than two dozen injured in a shooting Saturday in a busy shopping area in the Texas border town of El Paso, the state's governor said. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
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A woman sits next to a sign with a message that reads: ¨No More Guns! Make Love¨, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, where people gathered for a vigil for Mexican nationals who were killed in an El Paso shopping-complex shooting. Twenty people were killed and more than two dozen injured in a shooting Saturday in a busy shopping area in the Texas border town of El Paso, the state's governor said. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week.

People in the northern Mexico city of Juarez mourned the loss of eight fellow citizens who were among the 22 killed during a gunman’s rampage at a Walmart across the border in El Paso, Texas.

Argentine politicians put in their final campaign appearances before the country held primary elections that are being watched as an indicator of voter moods heading into October’s presidential election.

Political turmoil in Puerto Rico set off by street protests over corruption, mismanagement and other missteps by government leaders resulted in one governor resigning and his replacement being ousted by the courts, opening the way for the U.S. territory to have three governors in six days.

In Peru’s capital, competition in 61 sports continued among nearly 7,000 athletes from 41 nations at the Pan American Games, which is the largest sports event in the Americas.

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Curated by Associated Press photojournalist Dolores Ochoa in Quito, Ecuador. On Twitter: https://twitter.com/doloresochoar .

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