Mexico City Mayor-elect Claudia Sheinbaum cast her vote in the capital city on July 1. She and many women won posts in local governments and legislatures across the country.
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A hotel employee prepares coconut husks for recycling into rope at the luxury Soneva Fushi island resort in the Maldives. It's just one of many initiatives the resort is taking to reduce food waste.
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Tourists eat fried insects, including locusts, bamboo worms, dragonfly larvae, silkworm chrysalises and more during a competition in Lijiang, China. For Westerners, eating insects means getting over the ick factor.
Presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, of the MORENA party, shows his ballot to the press before casting it during general elections in Mexico City on Sunday.
Claudia Sheinbaum, the leading candidate for mayor of Mexico City and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the frontrunner for president, attend the final event of the 2018 campaign in Mexico City on Wednesday. "Just because I might look like a skinny scientist doesn't mean I'm not going to crack down on crime here. I will," she told a crowd recently.
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Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a veteran leftist, is running for president once again. Polls put his lead well into the double digits ahead of his nearest rival. Mexico's election is July 1.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (seen here with President Trump in October) on Thursday called the argument that U.S. steel import tariffs were necessary for national security reasons an "affront" to Canada.
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