Photos by Jorge Saenz Dozens of caimans are on the verge of death because of a harsh drought that has hit a wide desert zone of Paraguay known as the Chaco Boreal.
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For 14 years, AP correspondent Nicole Winfield has covered the Vatican, a firsthand witness to papal practices, seeing a side of Francis that few have glimpsed over his travels to South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Photos by Jorge Saenz Catholics in this Paraguayan town paid homage to St. Francis Solano on Friday in a peculiar religious festival that involves dressing up in bird-feather suits.
Photos by Jorge Saenz Verna Fragadas stands with her arms crossed in front of Friendship Bridge, which separates this gritty, bustling Paraguayan city from Brazil and nearby Argentina.
Photos by Jorge Saenz From above, the Iguazu Falls resemble a massive hole punched in a river and surrounded by jungle.
It courses through Bangkok’s bustling canals and the world’s mighty rivers. It is the lifeblood of the desert oasis as well as North America’s Great Lakes.
Photos by Jorge Saenz They don’t get much smaller than Paraguay’s Deportivo Capiata – or bigger than Argentina’s legendary Boca Juniors.