AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week.

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was taken into police custody after a tense showdown with his own supporters, capping an intense three days that underscored raw emotions over the incarceration of a once wildly popular leader who has been engulfed by corruption allegations.

In Guatemala City, soldiers returned to their barracks after attending a ceremony marking the withdrawal of the army from day-to-day law enforcement duties. President Jimmy Morales announced in March that he would withdraw troops from the streets following accusations that soldiers were involved in corruption and criminal activities….

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