This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week.
In Honduras' capital, a mother wept beside the coffin of her son in the same street where he and four other young people were slain.
More Central American migrants formed a new caravan in Honduras and began the long trek toward Mexico's border with the United States.
An Argentine judge ordered 85 residents of the remote Patagonian town of Epuyen to stay in their homes for at least 30 days to help contain an outbreak of hantavirus in which nine people have died.
The Dakar Rally came to an end with cars, motorcycles and trucks dashing across the unforgiving sands of Peru's desert.
In Paraguay, the volunteer firefighters of San Roque Gonzalez began raising funds for their station by selling calendars with nude pictures of themselves.
Curated by photojournalist Jorge Saenz in Asuncion, Paraguay.