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In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 photo, Eliacer Flores, who claims he he received eye injuries after being shot with a shotgun by the police during the ongoing anti-government demonstrations, poses for a portrait during a protest in front of Palacio de La Moneda, in Santiago, Chile. The United Nations released on Friday a report which stated that there have been serious violations of human rights during the repression of recent protests in Chile. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Dec. 20, 2019 12:02 AM EST

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. Chilean protesters who had eyesight damaged by projectiles fired by police during anti-government protests posed for portraits in Santiago. In...

Members of the national ballet of Cuba stretch while they watch a practice directed by Viengsay Valdes in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Valdes, the new head of Cuba's legendary National Ballet, says she hopes to renew the institution after the death of long-time director Alicia Alonso by introducing new choreography and appearances by dancers who have emigrated to other companies. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

AP Interview: New Cuban ballet head pledges renovation

Dec. 13, 2019 12:14 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — The new head of Cuba's legendary National Ballet says she hopes to renew the institution after the death of long-time director Alicia Alonso by introducing new choreography and appearances by dancers who have emigrated to other companies. In an interview with The Associated Press, Viengsay...