Haiti faced four days of protests and violence as anger grew over allegations of government corruption. Demonstrators have demanded that the president resign for not investigating allegations of corruption in the previous government over a Venezuelan subsidized energy program, Petrocaribe.
Two senior police officials resigned in Chile after the discovery that officers destroyed video showing the shooting of a young indigenous man whose death set off large protests. Thousands of people attended the funeral of 24-year-old Camilo Catrillanca.
Thousands of residents fled Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year. Residents returned a day after as eruptions eased.
Nine Inch Nails, Lorde, and Robbie Williams topped the bill for Mexico’s two-day Corona Capital music festival.
In Havana residents celebrated the 499th anniversary of the founding of their city, keeping with the ritual walking three times around a ceiba tree, touching it or even kissing the tree, located near the spot where the city was officially founded.
Curated by photo editor Anita Baca in Mexico City. On Twitter: @LatDesk