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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

November 29, 2019
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In this Nov. 27, 2019 photo, an anti-government demonstrator, her face painted with the colors of the Colombian national flag, takes part in a protest, in Bogota, Colombia. Thousands of people have protested in Colombia over the past week, voicing discontent with the government of President Ivan Duque. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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In this Nov. 27, 2019 photo, an anti-government demonstrator, her face painted with the colors of the Colombian national flag, takes part in a protest, in Bogota, Colombia. Thousands of people have protested in Colombia over the past week, voicing discontent with the government of President Ivan Duque. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

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.

In the region’s latest civil unrest, demonstrators took to Colombia’s streets again to voice displeasure with the administration of conservative President Ivan Duque. Feminists trashed bus stops and sprayed graffiti on national monuments in Mexico City to protest violence against women.

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales made the rounds in Mexico, which has granted him asylum, repeating his contention that his resignation under pressure from security forces during widespread protests amounted to a coup.

Luis Lacalle Pou, backed by a united opposition in Uruguay, won a close presidential runoff election that ended nearly 15 years of left-leaning government.

In Cuba, the first Cuban independent urban fashion brand, Clandestina, launched its 2020 collection in Havana.

Fans of Brazil’s Flamengo soccer club cheered as their home team defeated River Plate of Argentina in the Copa Libertadores final match.

In Mexico City’s Plaza de Toros, Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev played another tennis match on the fourth stop of their tour of Latin America.

Panama celebrated 198 years of independence from Spain.

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Curated by photojournalist Ramon Espinosa in Havana.