Photos of the Day: A Police Officer and Palestinians
A German police officer stands near a merry-go-round guarding the Christmas market.
Photograph: Michael Probst/AP
General view of the high density of houses in the neighborhood of Jalousie, in the commune of Petion Ville- On the hills of Port-au-Prince, a chaotic jumble of structures stretches ever farther into the distance. Jalousie is a poor neighborhood of the capital which lacks sanitation and potable water.
Photograph: Héctor Retamal/AFP/Getty Images
El Rincon, Cuba
Dozens of people participate in the religious pilgrimage to the National Shrine. As is customary every year, thousands of people in mass attend the shrine to pay tribute to Saint Lazarus, to whom the faithful come for personal requests and miracles.
Photograph: Ernesto Mastrascusa/EPA