Crowds gathered in both Argentina and Brazil to observe a partial lunar eclipse.
Catholic Bishop Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya rode on a firetruck through some of the most crime-ridden neighborhoods in Buenaventura, Colombia, sprinkling blessed water hoping to thwart drug traffickers and other gangs.
In Mexico, lawyer Carlos Suarez put in tough daily bodybuilding workouts preparing to be Mexico’s representative at the Pan Am Games in the newly introduced sport.
Cuban officials showed off their first train using new equipment from China intended to overhaul the country’s aging and decrepit rail system.
Curated by Associated Press photojournalist Fernando Vergara in Bogota, Colombia. On Twitter: https://twitter.com/ferver2010 .