Best Pix Of Latin America

Here's a gallery highlighting last week's top images from the AP's photo report from Latin America. It features a destructive and fatal forest fire in Chile; a Honduran migrant walking on prosthetic legs in Mexico after his accident on a northward-bound train; protesters in Venezuela opposed to the opposition's agreement to reconciliation talks with the government; a herd of cattle in Chile struck dead by lightening; a girl playing in an area occupied by squatters in Brazil; and the aftermath of a strong earthquake in Nicaragua.  



    In this Wednesday, April 9, 2014 photo, a girl plays with water in an area occupied by squatters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Thousands of people have laid claim to a compound of abandoned office buildings owned by the private telecommunications company Oi, and named their settlement after the state-owned telecommunications Telerj. Authorities are negotiating with squatters to leave peacefully from the area they have occupied for more than a week. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)


    In this Monday, April 7, 2014 cell phone image provided by local station, Radio San Jose de Alcudia and downloaded from its Facebook page, a herd of cattle carcasses lay under a tree on a ranch in Rio Bueno, Chile. Ranchers in southern Chile say a series of lightning strikes spawned by storms has killed more than 60 of their dairy cows. (AP Photo/Radio San Jose de Alcudia)


    In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, a university student shouts to fellow protesters not to attack the Bolivarian National Guards trapped under the highway with demonstrators on both sides during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela. Students opposed to the government of President Nicolas Maduro are protesting after leaders of the opposition agreed this week to sit down with Maduro's government for talks aimed at defusing the nation's political crisis, now entering its third month. The two sides agreed that talks aimed at reconciliation would be held in public. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)


    In this Friday, April 11, 2014 photo, a man brushes his teeth inside his home that was damaged by an earthquake in Nagarote, Nicaragua. An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale shook the country on Thursday, leaving one dead, hundreds of houses damaged and thousands of people affected. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)


    In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 photo, a model wears a creation from the Victor Dzenk collection during Fashion Week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)


    In this Wednesday, April 9, 2014 photo, Jose Manuel Medina, 28, a migrant from Honduras who uses prosthetic legs after loosing his legs in 2005 while riding the train through Mexico toward the U.S. border, walks away after posing for a portrait at a migrant shelter in Mexico City. Medina is in Mexico City, along with other Honduran migrants who lost limbs after falling from trains during northbound journeys across Mexico, to ask the country's Senate to stop the government's persecution of Central Americans and protect them from criminal gangs. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)


    A person tries to extinguish flames as sparks fly during a forest fire in Valparaiso, Chile, early Sunday, April 13, 2014. Authorities say the fires have destroyed hundreds of homes, forced the evacuation of thousands and claimed the lives of at least seven people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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