Monday, October 5
In the week that was in Latin America, Guatemala mourned after a landslide buried the Cambray neighborhood in the suburb of Santa Catarina Pinula, on the outskirts of Guatemala City. Families began burying their dead as authorities gave up hope of finding anybody else alive in the rubble from the mudslide, which killed at least 131 people and left as many as 300 missing.
In Colombia, former President Alvaro Uribe railed against peace agreements with the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In the Colombian city of Dosquebradas, heroin addicts were given clean needles by social workers in an attempt to keep them safe and disease free. In Bogota, meanwhile, goalkeeper Robinson Zapata of Colombia's Independiente Santa Fe and Francisco Meza fought over the ball with Miller Bolanos of Ecuador's Emelec during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match.
In Paraguay, the moon shone over Olimpia soccer fans as they cheered for their team during a Copa Sudamericana soccer game against Argentina's Independiente.
In Rio de Janeiro, residents exercised on the Morro Dois Irmaos or Two Brothers Mountain. While on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, shamans played drums and maracas during a ritual asking for protection from the natural phenomenon known as El Nino.
In Nicaragua's Caribbean, Miskito Indians fought for their ancestral lands against mestizo invaders coming from the Spanish speaking pacific side of Nicaragua.
In Havana, Cuba tourists took a leisurely ride in a vintage American vehicle on the Malecon.
This gallery was curated by photo editor Tomas Stargardter in Mexico City.
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