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  • The Associated Press' Week in Photos

  • Toxic algae blooms in Chile, Ecuadorean hairdressers clip for morale, Venezuelan protesters savaged for referendum call

In this Tuesday, May 17, 2016 photo, models take selfies before the start of the Bogota Fashion Week at the National Museum in Bogota, Colombia. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara), Photo: AP/Fernando Vergara

04 of June 2016 16:55:32

Here are some of the top Associated Press images you may have missed last week in Latin America and the Caribbean.[caption id="attachment_20845" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this Sunday, May 15, 2016 photo, a woman walks on a beach blanketed with dead sardines in Tolten, Temuco, Chile. The government declared an emergency zone along Chile's southern coast as it deals with the algae bloom known as red tide, which kills fish with a toxin that paralyzes the central nervous system, and small-scale fishermen are demanding compensation. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez) A woman walks on a beach blanketed with dead sardines in Tolten, Temuco, Chile. The government declared an emergency zone along Chile's southern coast as it deals with the algae bloom known as red tide, which kills fish with a toxin that paralyzes the central nervous system, and small-scale fishermen are demanding compensation. Photo: AP/Felix Marquez[/caption][caption id="attachment_20844" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this May 14, 2016 photo, hair dressers who lost their shop in the earthquake one month ago cut clients' hair on the sidewalk in Pedernales, Ecuador. To help pay for reconstruction the government plans to raise sales taxes. The country was already bracing for a bout of austerity, with the IMF forecasting the economy would shrink 4.5 percent this year. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) Hair dressers who lost their shop in the earthquake one month ago cut clients' hair on the sidewalk in Pedernales, Ecuador. To help pay for reconstruction the government plans to raise sales taxes. The country was already bracing for a bout of austerity, with the IMF forecasting the economy would shrink 4.5 percent this year. Photo: AP/Dolores Ochoa[/caption][caption id="attachment_20842" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016 photo, youth dressed as independence heroes take part in a Haitian Flag Day celebration in Arcahaie, Haiti. Haitians celebrated the 213th anniversary of the creation of their national flag in Arcahaie. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) Youth dressed as independence heroes take part in a Haitian Flag Day celebration in Arcahaie, Haiti. Haitians celebrated the 213th anniversary of the creation of their national flag in Arcahaie. Photo: AP/Dieu Nalio Chery[/caption] [caption id="attachment_20849" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this May 10, 2016 photo, diver Jose Luis Cifuentes covers his face in exhaustion and frustration saying he has no money to buy food, inside his mother-in-law's home in Ancud, Chiloe Island, Chile, during the country's worst ever "red tide" environmental disaster. Chile is among the world's top suppliers of salmon and fishing is the backbone of the economy for many communities along the country's long coast. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) Diver Jose Luis Cifuentes covers his face in exhaustion and frustration saying he has no money to buy food, inside his mother-in-law's home in Ancud, Chiloe Island, Chile, during the country's worst ever "red tide" environmental disaster. Chile is among the world's top suppliers of salmon and fishing is the backbone of the economy for many communities along the country's long coast. Photo: AP/Esteban Felix[/caption][caption id="attachment_20848" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this May 14, 2016 photo, Yaritza wears a donated dress at the "Nueva Esperanza," or New Hope shelter set up for people displaced by the 7.8 earthquake that hit one month ago in Pedernales, Ecuador. A group of volunteer clowns came to the camp to entertain the kids, where she got her face painted with a butterfly design. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) Yaritza wears a donated dress at the "Nueva Esperanza," or New Hope shelter set up for people displaced by the 7.8 earthquake that hit one month ago in Pedernales, Ecuador. A group of volunteer clowns came to the camp to entertain the kids, where she got her face painted with a butterfly design. Photo: AP/Dolores Ochoa[/caption][caption id="attachment_20843" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this May 10, 2016, Marco, the 19-year-old son of fisherwoman Marisol Millaquien prepares to take out a boat on an expedition, in hopes of providing food for the dinner table, in Quetalmahue, on Chile's Chiloe Island, during the country's worst ever "red tide" environmental disaster. The view from Millaquien's stilt home is desolate: dozens of abandoned ghostly boats, dead birds and shellfish. "I'm 46. I've seen red tide before, but never like this," she said. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) Marco, the 19-year-old son of fisherwoman Marisol Millaquien prepares to take out a boat on an expedition, in hopes of providing food for the dinner table, in Quetalmahue, on Chile's Chiloe Island, during the country's worst ever "red tide" environmental disaster. The view from Millaquien's stilt home is desolate: dozens of abandoned ghostly boats, dead birds and shellfish. "I'm 46. I've seen red tide before, but never like this," she said. Photo: AP/Esteban Felix[/caption][caption id="attachment_20850" align="alignright" width="1024"]In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016 photo, an anti-government protester is detained by Bolivarian National Police during a march in Caracas, Venezuela. Police clashed with protesters trying to reach the headquarters of the country's electoral body to demand a referendum to recall Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) An anti-government protester is detained by Bolivarian National Police during a march in Caracas, Venezuela. Police clashed with protesters trying to reach the headquarters of the country's electoral body to demand a referendum to recall Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP/Ariana Cubillos[/caption]



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