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This Week In Latin America
Here is a sample of the most striking images taken throughout Latin America in the last seven days. Enjoy!  
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 photo, a police officer is engulfed in flames after being hit by a Molotov cocktail thrown by protesters marking the anniversary of the Tlatelolco massacre in Mexico City. Thousands of teachers and students blocked Mexico City's main thoroughfares during rush hour to honor victims of the massacre while pledging to fight to undo an overhaul of the education system. A small group of self-described anarchists clashed with riot police, who used tear gas after the activists threw firebombs, bottles and rocks. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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A man holds a Brazilian flag during a teachers strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Teachers pressing for better pay gathered in front of City Hall, where a vote on Mayor Eduardo Paes' salary proposal was expected. The strikers oppose the proposal, which they say doesn't go far enough to addressing their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A man is detained by police officers during a teacher's strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Teachers opposed to the mayors proposal to increase teacher's salaries tried to disrupt the proceedings at City Hall. The strikers say the proposal doesnt go far enough to address their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A man adds paper to a burning barricade during a teachers strike near City Hall in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Teachers pressing for better pay had gathered in front of City Hall, where a vote on Mayor Eduardo Paes' salary proposal was expected. The strikers oppose the proposal, which they say doesn't go far enough to addressing their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Police officers stand in front of a burning barricade set during a teacher's strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Teachers pressing for better pay gathered in front of City Hall, where a vote on Mayor Eduardo Paes' salary proposal was expected. The strikers oppose the proposal, which they say doesn't go far enough to addressing their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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In this Sept. 23, 2013 photo, from left to right, nine-year-old twins Camila and Carla Rodriguez, six-year-old twins Asley and Aslen Velazquez, and 11-year-old twin brothers Arian and Adrian Cueto walk together to school in Havana, Cuba. The twins are three sets of 12 living along two consecutive blocks in western Havana, ranging in age from newborns to senior citizens. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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A demonstrator dances as he carries a picture of Haiti's former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide during a march against President Michel Martelly's government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Critics of Martelly marched through the capital's shanties, all Aristide strongholds, on the anniversary of Aristide's 1991 ouster. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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A demonstrator holds up a poster of Haiti's former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide during a protest against President Michel Martelly's government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Critics of Martelly marched through the capital's shanties, all Aristide strongholds, on the anniversary of his 1991 ouster. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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A demonstrator adds cardboard to burning tires blocking the capital's main street during a protest against the government of President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Some protesters demanded that Martelly resign because of corruption allegations while others protested the absence of elections. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
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Masked protesters clash with riot police during a march marking the anniversary of the Tlatelolco massacre in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Mexico commemorated the 45th anniversary of the massacre of students holding an anti-government protest, killed by men with guns and soldiers ten days before the 1968 Summer Olympics celebrations in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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Demonstrators chant anti-government slogans against President Michel Martelly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Critics of Martelly marched through the capital's shanties, all strongholds of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, on the anniversary of Aristide's 1991 ouster. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Teachers hold up their credentials while surrounded by riot police during a police action to clear out striking teachers from the Zocalo, Mexico City main plaza, Friday Sept. 13, 2013. Riot police swept thousands of teachers out of the heart of Mexico City on Friday, driving protesters through the streets with tear gas and water cannons in a swift end to the weeks-long occupation of the Zocalo plaza over reforms to the dysfunctional national education system. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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Protesters battle with riot police during a police action to clear out striking teachers from the Zocalo, Mexico City main plaza, Friday Sept. 13, 2013. Riot police swept thousands of teachers out of the heart of Mexico City on Friday, driving protesters through the streets with tear gas and water cannons in a swift end to the weeks-long occupation of the Zocalo plaza over reforms to the dysfunctional national education system. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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A rescue worker assesses the injury of a man after he was beaten by riot police during a police action to clear out striking teachers from the Zocalo, Mexico City main plaza, Friday Sept. 13, 2013. Riot police swept thousands of teachers out of the heart of Mexico City on Friday, driving protesters through the streets with tear gas and water cannons in a swift end to the weeks-long occupation of the Zocalo plaza over reforms to the dysfunctional national education system. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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Riot police watch from the top of their bus, striking teachers march by in a demonstration against the newly enacted education reform in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Thousands of teachers seized two of Mexico City's central thoroughfares on a double-pronged march to the president's residence Wednesday, creating choking knots of traffic chaos less than 24 hours after losing their battle to block new educational reforms. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 photo, farmers wait for customers next to their 1950's Chevrolet loaded with garlic at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. The market's bustle is a result of economic reforms begun in 2010 by President Raul Castro, which includes relaxing rules on private farming. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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A man takes a photo of a bank after it was destroyed by protestors during a teachers strike near City Hall in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Teachers pressing for better pay gathered in front of City Hall, where a vote on Mayor Eduardo Paes' salary proposal was expected. The strikers oppose the proposal, which they say doesn't go far enough to addressing their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, a farmer sells bananas at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. The markets bustle is a result of economic reforms begun in 2010 by President Raul Castro, which includes relaxing rules on private farming. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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In this Sept. 29, 2013 photo, six-year-old twins Asley and Aslen Velazquez hold eight-month-old twins Tiffani and Stessany Valles as they pose for portraits in front a Cuban flag on their street in Havana, Cuba. While there's been no scholarly study of the 12 sets of twins on 68-A Street, they nonetheless consider themselves part of a special community. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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ALTERNATIVE CROP OF PAP101 - People help a street vendor who took refuge inside a restaurant to escape tear gas being fired by police breaking up a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Riot police broke up the end of an anti-government demonstration by people marking the anniversary of the 1991 ouster of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Sept. 30, 2013 photo, farmer Asley Cruz, 35, wears a string of garlic on his shoulders as he yells prices at the 114th Street Market on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. The markets bustle is a result of economic reforms begun in 2010 by President Raul Castro, which includes relaxing rules on private farming. In another reform, Cuban authorities recently authorized small farmers to also sell directly to hotels and tourist centers beginning this month. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 photo, people help a street vendor who passed out from tear gas exposure, fired by police breaking up a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Riot police broke up the end of an anti-government demonstration by people marking the anniversary of the 1991 ouster of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Sept. 23, 2013 photo, six-year-old twin sisters Asley and Aslen Velazquez prepare for school in Havana, Cuba. Their mother Tamara Velazquez said she never expected to have twins from her first pregnancy and did not take fertility treatments. "It's a lot of work. It requires a lot of patience," Velazquez said. "They are very active and dominant, although each has a different character." (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 photo, protestors kick at City Hall's iron gates during a teacher's strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Teachers opposed to the mayor's proposal to increase teacher's salaries tried to disrupt the proceedings at City Hall. The strikers say the proposal doesn't go far enough to address their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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A demonstrator holds up a small mock coffin representing the nation's problems during a march against President Michel Martelly's government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Critics of Martelly marched through the capital's shanties, all strongholds of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, on the anniversary of Aristide's 1991 ouster. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 photo, protestors kick at City Hall's iron gates during a teacher's strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Teachers opposed to the mayor's proposal to increase teacher's salaries tried to disrupt the proceedings at City Hall. The strikers say the proposal doesn't go far enough to address their demands. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

This Week In Latin America

Here is a sample of the most striking images taken throughout Latin America in the last seven days. Enjoy!  

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