People wait in line to attend the funeral service of retired Bishop Samuel Ruiz in San Cristobal de las Casas, southern Mexico. Ruiz, a staunch defender of Indian rights who served a mediator in peace talks between the government and leftist Zapatista rebels, died Monday in Mexico City at the age of 86.
Cuba's young boxer Jose Salazar works out at a training session in Havana, Cuba. Boxers from Argentina, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Peru and Cuba are attending a month-long training camp in Havana in preparation for the upcoming Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Aduenel, 44, takes a bath inside a temporary camp for people left homeless from the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Just over a year since the devastating earthquake more then 800,000 Haitians still live in displaced persons camps, according to the United Nations.
A Japanese macaque bathes in the hot spring of Jigokudani Monkey Park in the mountains of Yamanouchi town, Nagano, central Japan. About 160 macaques, known as snow monkeys, inhabit the park.
A statue of a Kansa Indian is silhouetted against the rising moon as it stands atop the Kansas State Capitol building in Topeka, Kan.. Kansas will celebrate its sesquicentennial with a series of events starting on Kansas Day Jan. 29.
Light Breaks Through
A worker is seen silhouetted as he places the Indian flag on a pole during preparations for the upcoming Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, India. India celebrates its Republic Day on Jan. 26.
Indian army soldiers of Sikh Light Infantry Regiment march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India. The day marks the anniversary of India's adoption of a democratic constitution.
A model wears a creation by French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier for his spring/summer 2011 Haute Couture fashion collection in Paris.
Honoring a difference-maker, the eye of the tiger and lingering devastation.