This week in Latin America we saw images by Rodrigo Abd from the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" where residents live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycles as the most popular form of transport. From January to June, water overflows from a river that feeds the Amazon, flooding the northeastern jungle community of Belen.
AP photographer Dolores Ochoa took a tour of an abandoned prison in Ecuador bearing signs of its past. The walls are marked with words and colored murals, written and drawn over 139 years by prisoners ranging from chicken thieves to politicians. Rich and poor, innocent and guilty, inmates used the walls to record their days living in this human storage facility known as the Garcia Moreno Prison.
The four-block-long building with numerous wings has been abandoned since September, when the 2,600 prisoners living in a space originally built for just 300 were transferred to a larger and more modern penitentiary.
Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions staged rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events were peaceful protests for workers' rights and world peace.
The Calbuco volcano erupted again on Thursday, sending dark burst of ash and hot rock billowing into the air and prompting Chilean officials to order new evacuation of nearby residents. The eruptions at the Calbuco are the first in more than four decades. About 4,500 people have been evacuated since the Calbuco roared back to life on April 22, sending ash about 11 miles (18 kilometers) into the sky.