Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the Bolivarian National Guard during protest against government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, on May 18, 2017. On Monday Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-government demonstrations by blocking roads, vowing not to budge all day in protest at a deadly political and economic crisis. (Photo by Carlos Becerra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 19, 2017: Here are some of the major stories in photos making headlines in the Caribbean and Latin America this week.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference at the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration has said it wants to slash foreign aide and Santos will most likely seek a renewal of $450 million dollars from the U.S. that supports the peace accord between the Columbian government at the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
French criminologist Christophe Naudin leaves under custody the court in Santo Domingo, on May 17, 2017. Naudin is being tried for his presumed participation in the evasion of two French pilots condemned to 20 years for drug trafficking in the sounded ‘air cocaine’ case. Judge Kenya Romero set a hearing for next May 25. (Photo credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)
Protests erupt after embattled President Temer refuses to resign on May 18, 2017 in Brasilia, Brazil. A recording of Temer was released in which he allegedly condones bribery payments to Eduardo Cunha, the former President of the Chamber of Deputies. Cunha was involved in the ‘Lava Jato’ (Car Wash) corruption scandal and sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of corruption, money laundering and illegal money transfers abroad. With the release of the recording, the opposition has called for Temer’s impeachment and new elections. (Photo by Igo Estrela/Getty Images)
Elias Sanchez, Governor Ricardo Rossello’s representative on the federal board, speaks to members of the media outside the Federal Courthouse in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 16 May 2017. Puerto Rico’s $123 billion bankruptcy case opens Wednesday in a San Juan courtroom, with protesters expected outside, three lawyer-packed courtrooms inside and a request from the judge to leave the cologne at home. (Photographer: Xavier Garcia/ Bloomberg)
A group of students from the school Coeur Immaculé de Marie take part in a small parade organized for their school on Haitian Flag Day in the center of the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince on May 18, 2017. (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)