Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

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Men try to clean up mud and water from their house after a sudden flood in city of Huarmey, 300 kilometers north of Lima, Peru on March 22, 2017. The climate phenomenon of El Nino was causing the muddy rivers to overflow all over the Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighborhoods. Thousands of people have been affected since January, and 72 people have died. Most cities faced water shortages as water lines have been compromised by mud and debris. (Photo by Sebastian Castaneda/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
floods-in-peru
Men try to clean up mud and water from their house after a sudden flood in city of Huarmey, 300 kilometers north of Lima, Peru on March 22, 2017. The climate phenomenon of El Nino was causing the muddy rivers to overflow all over the Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighborhoods. Thousands of people have been affected since January, and 72 people have died. Most cities faced water shortages as water lines have been compromised by mud and debris. (Photo by Sebastian Castaneda/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: Here are some of the major stories in photos making headlines in the Caribbean and Latin America this week.

 

 

 

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Teachers march during a 48-hour nationwide strike demanding pay rises, in Buenos Aires on March 22, 2017. (Photo credit: EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Protesters wearing green as a symbol of hope march on Independence Park in Santo Domingo on March 19, 2017 to demand an end to corruption. Thousands of people marched across the country from four points and arrived today in the capital of the Dominican Republic to demand action against corruption and impunity, in a demonstration organized by more than 20 social organizations, in connection with the bribery case involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and other scandals. (Photo credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Haitian President Jovenel Moise (R) hugs Jack Guy Lafontant after delivering a decree naming him as the Prime Minister of Haiti during a ceremony at the National Palace in Port-au-Prince on March 21, 2017. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Ecuador’s National Electoral Council (CNE) personnel verify electoral material in the outskirts of Quito on March 22, 2017. On April 2nd, Ecuador will hold a runoff election, which will decide who succeeds leftist President Rafael Correa after a decade in power. Lenin Moreno, of Ecuador’s ruling party, took just under 40 percent of the vote in the first round, and is the favorite in the polls, ahead of his rival, businessman Guillermo Lasso. (Photo credit: RODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stephanie Leitch (R), co-director of Womantra, leads women’s rights supporters in chanting during a Women’s Rights Rally as part of International Women’s Day organized by Coalition of Organizations Against Gender Based Violence at Queen’s Park Savannah on March 11, 2017 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (Photo by Sean Drakes/LatinContent/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A group of ‘Yatiris’ (Andean priests), take part in civil-military parade, during the ceremony that marks the 138th anniversary of the Calama battle against Chile, where Bolivia lost its access to the sea, in La Paz on March 23, 2017. (Photo credit: AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)