AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

August 12, 2022 GMT
People watch a plume of smoke rise from the Matanzas supertanker base where a deadly fire started during a thunderstorm the night before in Matanzas, Cuba, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. The blaze forced officials to evacuate more than 4,900 people, has killed two firefighters, injured 130 people and destroyed four of the facility's eight tanks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
People watch a plume of smoke rise from the Matanzas supertanker base where a deadly fire started during a thunderstorm the night before in Matanzas, Cuba, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. The blaze forced officials to evacuate more than 4,900 people, has killed two firefighters, injured 130 people and destroyed four of the facility's eight tanks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
People watch a plume of smoke rise from the Matanzas supertanker base where a deadly fire started during a thunderstorm the night before in Matanzas, Cuba, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. The blaze forced officials to evacuate more than 4,900 people, has killed two firefighters, injured 130 people and destroyed four of the facility's eight tanks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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People watch a plume of smoke rise from the Matanzas supertanker base where a deadly fire started during a thunderstorm the night before in Matanzas, Cuba, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. The blaze forced officials to evacuate more than 4,900 people, has killed two firefighters, injured 130 people and destroyed four of the facility's eight tanks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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People watch a plume of smoke rise from the Matanzas supertanker base where a deadly fire started during a thunderstorm the night before in Matanzas, Cuba, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. The blaze forced officials to evacuate more than 4,900 people, has killed two firefighters, injured 130 people and destroyed four of the facility's eight tanks. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Aug. 5 - 11, 2022

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 Leslie Mazoch in Mexico City.

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