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Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Published on Apr 12 2017, at 8:04 pm

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Jose Mariema (R), spokesperson of the association from Kourou ‘Les Toucans’ speaks and castigate the filing of the complaint by the group ‘Pou lagwiyann circule’ as Thomas Saunier (L), head of a company in the touristic sector disagrees, at the end of a march organised by ‘Pou lagwiyann circule’ calling for the removal of roadblocks and for free movement, in Kourou, on April 11, 2017, following more than two weeks of social unrest in French Guiana. Nearly 250 people attended the rally on April 11, 2017 and walked towards the Gendarmerie headquarters in Kourou to file a complaint. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 13, 2017: Here are some of the major stories in photos making headlines in the Caribbean and Latin America this week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Women demonstrate on April 11, 2017 at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires against gender violence and in solidarity with Argentina’s latest femicide victim, 21-year-old Micaela Garcia, a ‘Ni Una Menos’ (Not One Less) movement activist, whose body was found Saturday in a rural field in Gualeguay, Entre Rios province. A feminicide occurs every 30 hours in Argentina. (Photo credit: EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) and Cuban President Raul Castro (R) attend the XV Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of America in Havana, on April 10, 2017. (Photo credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Colombian Police officers escort Ecuadorean Washington Prado Alava aka ‘Gerald’ (C), during a press conference at the police headquarters in Bogota, Colombia on April 11, 2017. Prado led the most sophisticated mafia organization of the Colombian Pacific and was responsible for trafficking 250 tons of cocaine, authorities said. (Photo credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Government supporters shout slogans during a rally to commemorate 15 years of a coup that briefly removed late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez from power in Caracas, Venezuela, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s opponents have taken to the streets in recent days after the country’s top court tried to quash the opposition-controlled congress. They are calling for authorities to hold fresh elections and purge institutions of socialist party loyalists. (Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Mexico stand for a photograph during a ceremony to issue their official credentials at the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Mexico’s agriculture ministry, mired in uncertainty about the fate of the trade relationship with its most vital ally, are seeking stronger ties with alternative partners to safeguard against possible commerce disruptions with the U.S. (Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Flower peddlers wait for customers during the Jesus of Nazareth Merced procession, within Holy Week celebrations, in Guatemala City on April 11, 2017. Christian worshippers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Photo credit: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)


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