Monday, April 20
This photo gallery showcases images taken in Latin America and the Caribbean and published last week.
Homeless families were evicted from a building leased by Brazil's once-richest man, Eike Batista, who before his financial empire collapsed had planned to convert it into a luxury hotel for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
In Chile, students confronted police after a protest march against corruption and delays in a promised education overhaul.
The U.S. made a key step in a bid to normalize relations with Cuba when the White House announced that President Barack Obama would remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Cricket player James Anderson made history when he became England's top Test wicket-taker during a weeklong game with West Indies on the Caribbean island of Antigua.
Rio de Janeiro's waste management company was busy cleaning up tons of dead fish after a huge die-off in a lake that is slated to host Olympic rowing competitions during the 2016 games. Fish die-offs are a frequent occurrence in Rio's waterways, which are filled with raw sewage and garbage.
After lighting up catwalks around the world for 20 years, Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen made her last catwalk appearance at Sao Paulo Fashion Week, while fans of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez held a variety of events to mark the anniversary of his death.
This gallery was curated by photo editor Leslie Mazoch in Mexico City.