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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Mar. 24, 2023 12:35 PM EDT

March 17-23, 2023 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City. Follow AP visual journalism:...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Mar. 17, 2023 00:28 AM EDT

March 10-16, 2023 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP photojournalist Jorge Saenz in Asuncion, Paraguay.. Follow AP visual...

Haunted by post-election riot, Brazil's Lula reins in army

Mar. 11, 2023 13:32 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — When rioters stormed Brazil’s top government buildings in January to dispute the outcome of the presidential election, many soldiers stood by as far-right protesters broke windows, defecated in offices and destroyed valuable art. The images from Brasilia that day...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Mar. 10, 2023 00:04 AM EST

March 3-9, 2023 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP photo editor Anita Baca in Mexico City. Follow AP visual journalism: ...

Today in History: MARCH 5, Stalin dies after long USSR reign

Mar. 05, 2023 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 5, the 64th day of 2023. There are 301 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On March 5, 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who’d been taunted by a crowd of colonists...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Mar. 03, 2023 00:06 AM EST

Feb. 23 –March 2, 2023 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP Photojournalist Juan Karita in La Paz, Bolivia. Follow AP visual...

Brazil's 4Q22 GDP contraction signals challenge for Lula

Mar. 02, 2023 16:53 PM EST

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s economy contracted last quarter for the first time in over a year, government data showed Thursday, in a downturn expected to complicate President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s first year in office. Latin America's largest economy shrank 0.22% in...

Ex-UN official: Haitians must be part of solution to chaos

Mar. 01, 2023 08:24 AM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Award-winning Haitian broadcaster Michèle Montas follows the chaos in her home country every day from her apartment in New York. She has a simple answer to why peace remains elusive and violence is worsening in the country: Haitians were never part of any solution. ...

Argentina wants Ukraine war to end, says foreign minister

Mar. 01, 2023 06:26 AM EST

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Argentina’s Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero said Tuesday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine must stop and has not only destabilized peace but also impacted prices in his country. “Latin America is a zone of peace, the most densely populated zone of...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

Feb. 24, 2023 00:05 AM EST

Feb. 17 – Feb. 23, 2023 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP Photojournalist Esteban Felix in Santiago, Chile. Follow AP visual...