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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Sept. 28 – Oct. 5, 2023

Demonstrators marched in remembrance of the 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre in Mexico City, In Panama migrants line up to take a boat on their way north, In Argentina, Gaston Togni of Defensa y Justicia, bleeds injured on the pitch after a rough play during a Copa Sudamericana, second leg semi-final soccer match against Ecuador’s Liga Deportiva Universitaria, and in Cali, Colombia residents look at the wreckage of a Colombian Air Force aircraft that crashed in the city.

This gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

A crane lifts firefighters in a cage toward a building in search of survivors after it partially collapsed in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Gaston Togni of Argentina’s Defensa y Justicia, lies injured on the pitch after a rough play during a Copa Sudamericana, second leg semi-final soccer match against Ecuador’s Liga Deportiva Universitaria at Nestor Diaz Perez stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello)

Residents looks at the wreckage of a Colombian Air Force aircraft that crashed into an urban area of Cali, Colombia, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023. According to authorities, one person on board died and another survived. (AP Photo/Juan B. Diaz)

Members of Paraguay’s LGBTQ+ community march to highlight discrimination and demand equal rights, during the 20th LGBTQ+ annual march, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

Homes cover a hill in the Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Oct. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

Migrants heading north line up to take a boat, in Bajo Chiquito, Darien province, Panama, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, after walking across the Darien Gap from Colombia. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

Woodberson Seide puts his drums away after a practice session at the Plezi Mizik Composition Futures School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. Woodberson Seide took his first lesson two years ago as part of the after-school music program founded in 2014 by U.S. nonprofit Music Heals International. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)

A veterinary soldier carries a Belgian Malinois puppy back to its kennel after a training session to become an Army dog at the Mexican Army and Air Force Canine Production Center in San Miguel de los Jagueyes, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. The puppies born here will be sent to military units around the country where they will get specialized instruction, after spending four months here. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Felipe Melo of Brazil’s Fluminense celebrates their 2-1 victory over Brazil’s Internacional at the end of a Copa Libertadores semifinal second leg soccer match at Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

An Indigenous Aymara navigates a canal in his boat transporting seaweed to feed his cows, on Lake Titicaca, in Huarina, Bolivia, Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

The selection was curated by Associated Press Photojournalist Martin Mejia in Lima, Peru.

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