Monday, June 24, 2024

The week in photos from Mexico: León to Playa del Carmen

Take a visual tour of the week in Mexico – from Popocatépetl to the beaches of Playa del Carmen to Museo Jumex in Mexico City – with this selection of pictures from around the country.

Acapulco, Guerrero

Marine rescue in Acapulco bay
Nov. 11: Members of the Mexican Navy search for boats sunk by Hurricane Otis in Acapulco Bay. (CARLOS ALBERTO CARBAJAL/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Xalapa, Veracruz

Nov. 13: The LGBTQ+ community of Xalapa held a vigil after news broke of the killing of Aguascalientes magistrate Jesús Ociel Baena, the first nonbinary judge in Latin America. (YERANIA ROLÓN/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Nov. 14: Though a cold front swept through, tourists still enjoyed the beaches of Playa del Carmen. (CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mexico City

Nov. 16: “For the love of God, laugh” by Damien Hirst is photographed by a visitor to the Museo Jumex, which has a special exhibition celebrating its 10th anniversary through February 2024. (GALO CAÑAS/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Puebla, Puebla

Nov. 16: Popocatépetl, also known as “Don Goyo”, emitted a large fumarole on Thursday. (MIREYA NOVO/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Mexico City

Nov. 16: The Mexican Textile Art Encounter 2023 opened in the Los Pinos cultural center this week. (ROGELIO MORALES /CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Metepec, México state

Buen Fin security deployment
Nov. 17: Over 400 members of the National Guard, local police and state police were deployed for the “Buen Fin” operation, to provide security at malls and other shopping centers in México state this weekend. (CRISANTA ESPINOSA AGUILAR /CUARTOSCURO.COM)


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