AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

In this Nov. 5, 2018 photo, Central American migrants begin their morning trek facing Pico de Orizaba volcano as part of a thousands-strong caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, upon departure from Cordoba, Veracruz state, Mexico. A big group of Central Americans pushed on toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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.

The journey of a caravan of Central American migrants continued, with its members reaching Mexico City as it advanced toward the U.S. border.

In Chile, Haitian migrants were returned to their homeland voluntarily.

Locals in Bolivia took out decorated human skulls during the Natitas Festival, while in Haiti voodoo believers thought to be possessed with Gede’s spirit take part in the annual Fete Gede festival at Cite Soleil Cemetery.

Panama celebrated one more year of independence from Colombia with parades and celebrations in Panama City’s old Casco Viejo neighborhood.

In Cuba, a dog yawned inside a vintage Ford vehicle while young flamenco dancers took selfies before performing in the street during the 26th International Ballet Festival in Havana.

Mercedes driver and World Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton of Britain prepares to compete in the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Sao Paulo’s Interlagos circuit. And in Argentina, the women’s national soccer team plays for respects and a spot in the upcoming women’s world cup.


Curated by photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.


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