A set of pink seesaws allowed people to share some fun along the U.S.-Mexico border wall this week. Here, a woman helps her little girls ride the seesaw that was installed near Ciudad de Juarez, Mexico.
A police officer patrols the surroundings of the Altamira Regional Recovery Centre after at least 52 inmates were killed in a prison riot, in the Brazilian northern city of Altamira, Pará state, on Monday.
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This costume, with corn husks and feathers and paper flowers, is worn by a member of a dance group that gathers in cemeteries and other places to mark Day of the Dead festivities (called Xantolo, the word written above the mask). The idea of combining a skeletal mask with European fashion was devised by the Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada, who lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Guatemalan migrants use makeshift rafts to cross the Suchiate River from Tecun Uman in Guatemala to Ciudad Hidalgo in Chiapas State, Mexico, on Monday. In an effort to pressure Guatemala to reduce migration, the Trump administration is planning punitive measures against the country.
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Guatemalan migrant Lety Pérez embraces her son, Anthony, while pleading with a Mexican National Guard member to let them cross into the United States, near Juárez, Mexico, on Monday.
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Venezuelan soldiers and policemen who deserted to Colombia protest after being evicted from the hotel where they were staying in Cúcuta in May. More than 1,400 members of Venezuelan security forces fled the country in February and March.
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