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Demonstrators assist an injured man after clashes with the riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 20, 2017. Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas Thursday at groups of protesters seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro, who have vowed new mass marches after a day of deadly unrest. Police in western Caracas broke up scores of opposition protesters trying to join a larger march, though there was no immediate repeat of Wednesday’s violent clashes, which left three people dead. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Here are some of the major stories in photos making headlines in the Caribbean and Latin America this week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Venezuelan police take positions during an opposition protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 20, 2017. Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas Thursday at groups of protesters seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro, who have vowed new mass marches after a day of deadly unrest. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Members of struggle for housing protest in front of the City of São Paulo, on April 19, 2017. The act was organized by the Union of Housing Movements of São Paulo. The group charges from the mayor João Doria (PSDB) policies of housing and social interest. They removed the bars that surrounded the building and asked to be received by some representative of the municipal administration. Members of fighting movements for housing remove grids that surrounded the building of the City Hall during protest for better policies of popular housing held on Wednesday morning, 19, in the center of São Paulo. (Photo by Cris Faga/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A man looks at the wreckage of the bike of Jamaican-born British high jumper Germaine Mason at a police station in Kingston, Jamaica, on April 20, 2017. Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported. Jamaican-born Mason, 34, died Thursday in the early morning crash which occurred near Kingston, police said, when he lost control of his motorcycle. (Photo credit should: EWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Members of organizations linked to the bicycle, play ‘Polo-Bike’ during the second day of the World Bike Forum 2017 at the Zocalo Square in Mexico City on April 20, 2017. The World Bike Forum gathers the work made by individuals, collectives, NGOs in favor of a more secure, equitable and efficient mobility in the cities. (Photo credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Artist Salvador González Escalona at El Callejón de Hamel, Havana, Cuba, on 18 April 2017. El Callejón de Hamel is the temple of the Afro-American religion in Havana founded in 1990 by the artist Salvador González Escalona. Its objective is to provide creative art to the people, revitalizing a street forgotten by time and by the city, with an Art Gallery, where the neighborhood itself would be an indissoluble part of a creation unique in its kind, in the country and in the world. (Photo by Alvaro Fuente/NurPhoto via Getty Images)