AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

AP PHOTOS: Bolivia’s political crisis comes to a head, while former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is freed from jail and protests continue in Chile

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.

Bolivia’s political crisis came to a head after President Evo Morales resigned and was granted political asylum in Mexico, while Bolivian senator and opposition politician Jeanine Anez claimed the presidency and called for new elections.

In Brazil, the supreme court ruled that a person cannot be sent to prison until all their appeals have been exhausted. The ruling allowed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to be freed from jail.

Calls for Haitian President Jovenel Moises to resign continued, while Spain’s Felipe VI and Queen Leticia visited the Caribbean nation of Cuba.

In Chile, protests continued even after President Sebastián Pinera called for the creation of a new constitution.

Venezuelan university students clashed with the police and government supporters marching in favor of Bolivia’s Evo Morales.

In Paraguay Argentina's Colon lost to Ecuador's Independiente del Valle as they battled in the final Copa Sudamericana match in Asuncion.

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Curated by Peru Photojournalist Martin Mejia